Brent Roberts Takes the Chip Lead With Aces

Feb 29, 2016

Brent Roberts Doubles
Andy Santiago raises to 525,000 from the button and Brent Roberts reraises to 1,300,000 from the small blind. Santiago asks Roberts how much he is playing. Roberts gives him his chip count of 6,225,000 and Santiago moves all in. Roberts snap calls and the hands are shown.

Santiago: Diamond QSpade K
Roberts: Heart ASpade A

Roberts has picked up pocket rockets in the small blind and is on the verge of taking the chip lead. “It’s my time says Santiago” but the dealer spreads a flop of Club ADiamond KClub 10 giving Roberts top set. Santiago picks up a gutshot and will need a jack to eliminate Roberts. The turn Heart 3 and river Club 8X X are no help to Santiago. Roberts scoops the biggest pot of the tournament taking the chip lead in the process.

Brent Roberts- 12,750,000
Andy Santiago- 6,225,000

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