Mike Shariati Doubles Thru Alex Keating to Take Chip Lead

Mar 1, 2016

Mike Shariati

Alex Keating raises to 25,000 from the hijack and Mike Shariati (pictured) three-bets to 125,000 on the button. Action folds back to Keating, who four-bets to 300,000. Shariati moves all in for 716,000 and Keating calls.

Keating shows Club QHeart Q, but is on the wrong side of a cold deck against Shariati’s Spade AHeart A. The board runs out Spade KHeart JDiamond 2Spade 5Heart 9 and Shariati’s rockets hold up to double through Keating. Shariati moves over the million chip mark and takes the chip lead.

Mike Shariati  –  1,454,000  (145 bb)
Alex Keating  –  600,000  (60 bb)

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