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Hand #149: Christian Harder Wins a 1.8 Million Pot
Level 27: 25,000-50,000, 5,000 ante
Daniel Santoro min-raises to 100,000, and Christian Harder calls. Both players check to the turn on a board of 1084J, Harder checks, Santoro bets 110,000, Harder check-raises to 310,000, and Santoro thinks for about 30 seconds before he calls.
There is already 830,000 in the pot.
The river card is the 3, Harder bets 490,000, and Santoro thinks for more than a minute before he calls. Christian Harder turns over Q9 to win the pot with a queen-high straight, and Santoro mucks.
Pot Size: 1,810,000
Daniel Santoro - 2,945,000
Christian Harder - 2,775,000
As you can see, the chip stacks are less than 2 BBs apart -- effectively even.
10:46 PM, 11/01/11