Jul 10, 2021
Photo: Aaron Thivyanathan
After a flop of , Aaron Thivyanathan checks from middle position, Mike Eskandari bets about 20,000 from the button, and Thivyanathan check-raises all in.
Eskandari calls all in for about 64,000 with for a pair of tens with an open-ended straight draw, but Thivyanathan turns over for a set of nines. Eskandari needs to improve to stay alive.
The turn card is the , the river card is the , and the set of nines hold up for Thivyanathan to win the pot and eliminate Eskandari from Day 1B.
Aaron Thivyanathan – 250,000 (100 bb)
Mike Eskandari – Eliminated