Actor, producer and four-time Emmy Award winner Aaron Paul, is in the building and has already jumped right into the action. Already with an impressive list of awards under his belt, the Breaking Bad star is now making a run for the coveted PokerStars gold spade trophy.
Paul has been seated with Team PokerStars Pro Victor Ramdin, and neither of them has backed down from fighting for table captain early on in this Main Event. Ramdin boasts over $4 million in recorded live cashes, with his biggest cash of $1.3 million along with a WPT title. He also earned himself a PokerStars spade trophy after winning a $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em side event at the 2011 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure here on Paradise Island.
In a recent hand, Ramdin raised to 300 from under the gun and the player on the button called. Paul was in the big blind and he put in a three-bet to 650. Ramdin quickly four-bet to 2,500 and the button decided to get out of the way and let him battle it out with Paul. Action was back on Paul and he opted to call.
The flop came . Paul checked, and Ramdin immediately fired out a bet of 3,000. Paul went into the tank, staring Ramdin down for a full minute before deciding to call.
The turn was the . Paul quickly reached into his stack and led out for 6,000. Ramdin called.
The river was the . Paul bet 6,000 again, and this time Ramdin released his hand.