Adam Friedman bet fifth street when he made a pair of jacks and was called by Matt Glantz with a pair of treys. Friedman then checked sixth and Glantz bet for Friedman to call. On seventh, Friedman checked once more and called a final bet by Glantz, who rolled over the for a full house, treys over kings.
Not long ago, Daniel Negreanu had nearly flipped over his tablet after he was eliminated in the WSOP Online Bracelet event. Since then, things have not going smooth for him in this event either and he just jumped out of his seat when facing a bet by Brian Rast.
The board showed as Negreanu loudly mulled over the various hand combinations that may have gotten there. Ultimately, he opted for a fold and his stack was reduced to just over one-third of what he started with.
Did you know the $50,000 Poker Players Championship — or the H.O.R.S.E. Championship as it use to be known — was once the largest buy-in event at the World Series of Poker?
The event is revered by professional and recreational poker players alike, with some of the most skilled mixed games players being crowned winners, including Brian Rast, John Hennigan and three-time winner Michael Mizrachi.
Joining the action on the turn, Dario Sammartino made it 35,000 to go out of the small blind and David "ODB" Baker raised to 80,000 in the cutoff. Sammartino called and then checked the on the river. Baker opted to check back and Sammartino rolled over his for sixes full to earn the big pot, as Baker mucked.
Roman Yitzhaki bet fifth when checked to by Dario Sammartino and the Italian then bet sixth, earning a call from Yitzhaki. They checked seventh and Sammartino had the best of it with for an eight-six.
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Daniel Weinman then bet fifth as Sammartino check-called once more and led once more on sixth, Weinman called. This time, Sammartino also bet seventh and earned a call to reveal for a seven-six to win the pot.