Interesting hand involving Sargis Sargsian and a short-stacked Jake Cody just now.
The board showed and about 40,000 sat in the middle when Sargsian, playing from the big blind, bet 25,000 and Cody called. The river then brought the . Sargsian asked what Cody had left -- about 58,000 -- then bet 20,000.
Cody thought for about a minute, a small grin on his face as he contemplated how his hand rated in comparison to what Sargsian might have. Finally Cody called the river bet. Sargsian showed for eights full of nines, while Cody exhaled as he showed his for a lesser full house.
Cody preserves 38,000 as we head to the first break of the day. Meanwhile, Sargsian has about 260,000.