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WATCH: High Stakes Poker Pro makes crazy call for ten heroes

The high rollers put on a show in Cyprus for the latest Triton Poker series, with some jaw-dropping hero calls going viral in the poker world.

The most jaw-dropping moment came during the $30,000 no-limit six-max hold’em event with eight players remaining in the tournament. German phenom Fedor Holz, one of the highest earning players of all time with $34.2 million in live earnings and an additional $11.6 million online, opened the action with a raise from the small blind.

Viktor Kudinov, who doesn’t have many results outside of his native Russia, defended from the big blind with 10Club Suit 9Spades Suit. The flop came KHeart Suit QHeart Suit 2Club Suit, giving Kudinov a direct ventral draw. So when Holz checks, he happily checks behind.

The ride brought the KSpades Suit, and the Holz bet. Kudinov made the call, and the river was the AClub Suit, bricking his draw. Holz fired again, but despite only holding ten, Kudinov got into the tank.

Check out the hand below.

The announcers at Triton Poker thought Kudinov was considering a raise, not a call with his meager stake. But to their surprise, he put the chips in and his hand was good against Holz’s 6.Diamond Suit 4Club Suit.

Holz took the humble call in stride, and after the tournament explained on Twitter that his “value bets are traps, QXs and bluffs that are worse than eights.” [Kudinov] has to call some of his high hands jack and ten, and 10-9 seems [like] a good candidate for the price it gets.

Despite losing the hand, Holz lasted longer in the tournament. Kudinov just finished the official final table in seventh place, earning a career-high $164,000.

Holz then finished in fifth place for $272,300, the 25th-highest live score of his career. He would also finish seventh in the $50,000 event the following day.

The tournament was eventually won by American pro Ben Tollerene for $807,927. Learn more about the event here.

Earlier in the series, legendary high stakes pro Patrik Antonius added another trophy to his collection at the $25,000 event, along with the top prize of $825,000.

At the final table, the Finnish pro turned heads with his own hero call. With three players remaining, Antonius defended a minraise from Bulgarian Fahredin Mustafov on the button, holding JHeart Suit 2Heart Suit in the big blind.

The flop came 7Heart Suit 6Club Suit 2Club Suit, and Antonius checks with his bottom pair. Mustafov bets and Antonius calls. The turn was the QHeart Suitgiving Antonius a flush draw to go with his deuce, and once again he check-called a big bet.

The river was the ADiamond Suit, and Antonius checked once more. Mustafov then moved all-in, testing Antonius for his tournament life. Despite its weak hold, it does not lie down immediately.

Check out the hand below.

It took six minutes, but Antonius finally made the call, and Mustafov was forced to show his 10Heart Suit 8Club Suit bluff. The double propelled Antonius to victory as he knocked out Steve O’Dwyer in third and Mustafov in second to claim the title. You can read more about this event here.

The Triton Mediterranean Poker Party The series in Cyprus will continue until September 19. The 14 events on the program have a buy-in of at least $20,000 and range up to $200,000. Check out the series results here.