The Power of the Check

  • Big Stax XXVI 7:40 PM
  • Level 22 (10000/20000/10000)
  • Players Remaining: 95

Sandeep Mathei just doubled up after leading UTG +2 for 45k and getting called by the cutoff and SB.

Flop: 8♠K♣9♦ SB checks Mathai leads out for 75k, cutoff calls and SB folds. 

Turn: 3♥ Mathai chks CO bets 125k, & Mathai shoves for another 196k . CO has J♣J♥ Mathai tables K♠J♠ leaving him just one card in the deck to avoid. 

River: 6♥ secures the double up for Mathai 

Sandeep Mathai doubles up to 900k