Aug 29, 2022
Photo: Nader Arfai
Nader Arfai raises UTG+1 to 800, the player in the hijack calls, and the player in the cutoff reraises to 2,700. Jeremy Kottler four-bets it from the button to 5,900, Arfai calls, the hijack folds, and the cutoff thinks for a while before he also calls.
Three players to the flop, which comes . Arfai bets 16,000, the cutoff folds, and Kottler moves all in.
Arfai quickly calls all in for 38,800 with for a flopped set of eights, and Kottler turns over for a pair of kings. Arfai needs his hand to hold to stay alive.
The turn card is the , the river card is the , and Arfai wins the pot with a full house, eights full of kings, to double up in chips.
Nader Arfai – 96,900 (323 bb)
Jeremy Kottler – 5,300 (18 bb)
Photo: Jeremy Kottler