New Zealand’s Ryan Otto is off to a good start here on Day 1b – he just took down a pot against Jamie Pickering.
It was Pickering who kicked things off with an under the gun raise to 525, and after he picked up one caller, Otto raised it to 2,100 from the small blind. Both Pickering and the third party called to see a flop of .
Otto continued for 3,800, Pickering called and their tablemate folded before the dealer turned the . Otto then asked how much Pickering had behind, only to be shown around 18,000. Deciding on a bet of 6,700 Otto flicked it into the pot, and while Pickering looked like it was tough to let it go, that’s exactly what he did as the pot was pushed Otto’s way.