An interesting hand played out between Anton Astapau and Rory Young, we arrived just as all the chips went in pre-flop but got a rundown of the action from Jeff Rossiter.
Sitting under the gun, Young min-raised to 2,400 and action folded around to Astapau. It is unclear whether Astapau had noticed Young’s raise as the two players were seated on opposite ends of the table, but Astapau announced a raise before putting in too few chips. This was ruled to be a min-raise and the dealer made Astapau put out a raise.
Young shoved and Astapau snap-called, tabling while Young had .
“Was that a mistake?” asked a clearly irked Young.
“Who knows?” retorted Astapau.
The flop came down giving Astapau top set which improved to a full house when the turn and river came down respectively.
Astapau had 40,700 at the start of that hand so doubled to 82,100 while Young was left on life support and dropped down to under 10,000.
This found its way into the middle shortly afterward when Young shoved with from the button and a tablemate in the big blind called with . The board ran out to end Young’s Main Event and he headed for the exit shaking his head.