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Hand #36: Erik Seidel Wins a Big Pot
Level 21: 15,000-30,000, 4,000 ante
Alec Torelli raises from the button to 75,000, Faraz Jaka calls from the small blind, and Erik Seidel calls from the big blind. All three players check to the turn on a board of AJ88, Jaka and Seidel both check, Torelli bets 100,000, Jaka calls, and Seidel calls.
The river card is the 7, Jaka bets 200,000, and Seidel thinks for nearly a minute before raising to 500,000. Torelli folds, and Jaka thinks for about 30 seconds before he calls.
Seidel shows 109 for a jack-high straight, and Jaka mucks. Erik Seidel wins a big pot.
Pot Size: 1,549,000
Seat 1: Faraz Jaka - 4,643,000
Seat 2: Erik Seidel - 3,648,000
Seat 3: Christoffer Sonesson - 2,108,000
Seat 4: Alex Gomes - 2,171,000
Seat 5: Justin Smith - 1,476,000
Seat 6: Alec Torelli - 2,037,000
05:41 PM, 07/19/09