Ireland's Ronan Gorey has been very active from the start on Day 1a of the PokerStars Championships Bahamas Main Event, and he's just managed to get good value after a fortunate river card.
Pre-flop, Leo Yan Ho Cheng bet 250 from early position and Gorey was the only called from the big blind. The flop of saw Gorey check-call a c-bet of 400. On the turn of , both men checked, but the river saw Gorey check-call for 700 more, and Cheng turned over for a rivered set of jacks. It wasn't good enough, as Gorey's had turned the straight and he continues to float above starting stack. Cheng is down to just 25,300 after a poor start.