Runner Runner Cripples Gottlieb

  • Big Stax XXVI 300 11:00 PM
  • Level 25 (20000/40000/40000)
  • Players Remaining: 51

Tom Gottlieb opens from mid position to 80k.  Jose Pereira calls from the hijack and Michael Combs flats last to act from the BB.

Flop: K♣9♣A♥ Gottlieb leads out for 110k, Pereira shoves all in, Combs goes all in for less, and Gottlieb who covers both by about 250k calls.  Gottlieb tables his A♠K♦, Pereira shows his A♣J♠ and Combs his K♥9♥.

Turn: 4♣

River: 5♣ gives Pereira a flush for the close to triple up to over 2 million, and knocks out Combs in 52nd, while crippling Gottlieb. 

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Jose Pereira
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Tom Gottlieb