It didn't take long for the first double of the day, which came just 20 minutes into Level 1. That's quite the feat considering players start with a 50,000 starting stack and the blinds are just 100/200 with a 25 ante. Even so, Brian Lemke and Jonathan Jaffe managed to get it all in preflop.
Now you might expect to see two big hands in a spot like that, perhaps aces versus kings, but that wasn't exactly the case. Lemke, who was all in and at risk for 49,975, did in fact hold the , but Jaffe held the mediocre . We're not sure of the betting, but the fact remained the chips got in preflop.
The flop gave Lemke hit a set, and the turn left Jaffe drawing dead. The meaningless was put out on the river for good measure, and a rather calm Lemke raked in the pot. Meanwhile, Jaffe was left with just 2,700 and was eliminated a few hands later.
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