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Michael Rocco Doubles Thru Steven Kelly
Level 13: 1,000-2,000, 300 ante
Photo: Michael Rocco (right) stacks his chips after doubling up through Steven Kelly (foreground, left).
Ben Tollerene raises to 4,500 from the hijack and Michael Rocco immediately reraises to 9,000 in the cutoff. It folds around to Steven Kelly in the big blind and he cold four-bets to 22,500. Tollerene thinks a few seconds and folds, while Rocco instantly reraises all-in for 93,000 total.
Kelly calls right away with KK and Rocco nonchalantly turns over 34. Both players stand as the flop falls 865, giving Rocco an open-ended straight draw. The 7 on the turn makes Rocco's straight and, with the A on the river, Rocco rakes in the massive pot.
As Rocco silently pushes out his stacks for the dealer to break down and count, he chomps away on an apple, seeming relatively nonplussed considering the circumstances.
Michael Rocco - 200,000 (100 BBs)
Steven Kelly - 200,000 (100 BBs)
05:35 PM, 04/11/11