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Chip Leaders Collide
Level 20: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante
We missed the action, but Christian Harder filled us in on the details of a big pot he played against one of the other big stacks, Daniel Santoro.
According to Harder, Santoro raised to 20,000 and Christian Harder called on the button with A-Q offsuit. Andy Rossi called from the small blind as well.
The flop came Q-8-3 rainbow and action checked to Harder, who bet 34,000. Rossi folded, while Santoro called. The turn brought the 4, putting a club flush draw on the board. Santoro checked, Harder bet 70,000, and Santoro called.
The river was a non-club nine and Santoro checked a third time. Harder bet 181,000 and Santoro called. Harder's pair of queens with an ace kicker is good enough to rake in the substantial pot, though Santoro did tell Harder he had top pair as well.
Christian Harder - 1,300,000 (130 BBs)
Daniel Santoro - 725,000 (73 BBs)
07:51 PM, 10/30/11