Ryan Pignatelli has taken a slight step backward. Preflop the Canadian player pumped it up to 1,000 from early position, finding a caller in the player sitting to his direct left with the rest of the table bowing out to take play heads-up to a flop of .
Checks from both players bring the action to the turn, which came down . Pignatelli chose to lead out for 1,600 and after thinking about it his opponent made the call.
The river brings in a possible back door heart flush in addition to pairing the board and Pignatelli led out for 4,200. His opponent counted out the call, looked over at Pignatelli, looked down at his chips, looked back over at Pignatelli, riffled some chips, looked back over to Pignatelli and then thought things over a little more before opting to raise to 10,000 in total. This brings a snap fold from Pignatelli who dropped down to just under 40,000 while his opponent climbed to around 75,000.