2021 World Series of Poker
$5,000 Main Event

Hands #70-74: Cliff Josephy Doesn't Believe Michael Vela

• Nível 29: 50,000-100,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #70: Michael Vela was in the cutoff with {a-Spades}{10-Clubs} and raised to 250,000. Everyone folded.

Hand #71: Cliff Josephy was on the button with {a-Clubs}{3-Diamonds} and raised to 240,000. Michael Vela was in the big blind and defended with {7-Hearts}{4-Hearts}. The flop came {j-Hearts}{9-Diamonds}{9-Spades}. Vela checked and Josephy bet 175,000. Vela check-raised to 475,000. Josephy re-raised to 850,000. Vela folded.

Hand #72: Aleksei Opalikhin raised to 225,000 from under the gun with {q-Spades}{j-Clubs}. Michael Gentili was on the button and called with {a-Hearts}{10-Hearts}. The flop came {k-Clubs}{7-Hearts}{2-Clubs}. Opalikhin looked back at his cards and led out for 375,000. Gentili folded.

Hand #73: Michael Gentili raised to 225,000 from the cutoff, only showing the {10-Diamonds}. Christian Harder called from the small blind with {7-Spades}{7-Diamonds}. The flop came {k-Hearts}{9-Clubs}{8-Clubs}. Harder checked, as did Gentili. The turn was the {k-Spades}. Harder checked again, and so did Gentili. The river was the {7-Clubs}. Harder led out for 650,000. Gentili folded.

Hand #74: Aleksei Opalikhin limped in with {3-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds} in the small blind. Cliff Josephy raised to 325,000 from the big blind with {k-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds} and Opalikhin folded.

Tags: Michael VelaChristian HarderAleksei OpalikhinCliff JosephyMichael Gentili