Earlier in the day, we reported that Nathan Bjerno won the biggest pot of the tournament when his flopped set of fives outlasted the nut flush draw of Suzie Zhao. Well here in Level 25, Bjerno has done it again, securing a massive double up through Huicun Qiao.
Action started with Bjerno raising to 32,000 in the cutoff. Qiao three bet on the button to 100,000, and Bjerno came along. The flop came down , and Bjerno check called a bet of 150,000 from Qiao. The turn brought the , and Bjerno once again checked. Qiao leaned over to look at Bjerno's stack, and after about 20 seconds of thought, he said "all in!"
It was a massive bet, as it represented the 817,000 left in Bjerno's stack. He was in the tank for about three minutes, when he hunched over in his seat, and said "I call."
It was a great call by Bjerno, as Qiao was shoving with complete air. However, Bjerno still had to sweat an ace on the river, but that card was the . After that hand, Bjerno is now up to 2.1 million, while Qiao tumbles down to 448,000.
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