Vikash Mantri Doubles Thru Arjun Arora in the Largest Pot of the Tournament

Nov 13, 2017

Vikash Mantri

Vikash Mantri (pictured) raises to 400,000 preflop on the button, Arjun Arora reraises to 1 million, and Mantri calls. The flop is dealt Club 6Club 5Heart 2, Arora bets 750,000, and Mantri check-calls.

The turn falls Club 10, Arora bets 1.8 million, and Mantri check-calls again. The river delivers the Diamond J, Arora moves all in, and Mantri ponders the check-call for his tournament life.

Mantri eventually calls, and he picks off a huge bluff by Arora, who shows Club ASpade 7. Mantri holds Diamond KSpade 10 to win the largest pot of the tournament (11.5 million), and he now has the commanding lead in the heads-up final. Arora is left with 1.7 million after the hand.

Vikash Mantri – 11,500,000 (71 bb)
Arjun Arora – 1,700,000 (10 bb)

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