Jul 14, 2021
Albert Knafo limps for 300,000, and Steven Sarmiento (pictured) checks his option in the big blind.
The flop comes , Sarmiento checks, Knafo bets 300,000, and Sarmiento check-raises to 800,000. Knafo calls.
The turn card is the , Sarmiento bets 1,000,000, and Knafo calls.
The river card is the , Sarmiento bets 2,500,000, and Knafo calls. Sarmiento shows to win the pot worth 9.5 million with two pair, kings and eights, and Knafo mucks.
Knafo’s lead only lasted a single hand, and now Sarmiento is back on top.
Steven Sarmiento – 26,275,000 (88 bb)
Albert Knafo – 19,125,000 (64 bb)