$200+$30 Deepest Stack NLH (Re-Entry)
Level 6 (200/400/400)
Apparently table 22 didn’t end well for Mike, so he’s now on 17, where he immediately gets into a big pot. Opening from EP, he faces another multiway spot, but this time flops it.
On , he bets 1500 into the five way field holding , and gets all the action he can handle. Two calls, including Tony Castella on the button, then a check raise from the small blind, Ben G., to 6500.
Mike thinks for a bit and flat calls, and Tony calls as well. Someone surely has – and it certainly could be perceived to be Mike, known for his wide range and fearless play.
The turn is the , which both Ben and Mike check over to Tony, who bets. Mike and Ben quickly get the money in, and the cooler is revealed.
Ben has , nipped by Mike’s better kicker, but it’s Tony who has the straight. The river is a total brick, and Tony celebrates big early win, pushing him up to 60,000.
Ben takes the worst of it, losing the side post to Mike, who actually earns around 10,000 in the hand. However, Ben had a fast start and still as over starting stack.