Sammartino Pushes With 5-3
From the hijack, John Juanda made it 16,000 to go. Right next to him Max Silver three bet to 45,000 from the cutoff. On the button, Dario Sammartino bumped it to 106,000 and both blinds quickly released. Juanda followed suit and mucked just about instantly.
Max Silver wasn't so eager to say goodbye to his cards. He eyed Sammartino's stack, counted out his own little fortune a bit, and then made it 195,000. Sammartino didn't think too long before shoving all in for 696,000 effectively. Silver wasn't fist pumping, but he sure wasn't folding either.
Sammartino put his head down in disgust for a bit, but got back up when the flop came . Countryman Mustapha Kanit was holding his breath while the hit the turn.
More outs for Sammartino, but he missed all of them with the on the river.
Silver up to almost 1.5 million, Sammartino down to just under 10% of that.