Klein Takes the Chip Lead
Level 16 : 2,500-5,000, 5,000 ante
One hand after taking a sizable pot from Daoud Majid, Loren Klein got the rest of Majid's stack.
Klein opened to 11,500 in the hijack, and Majid called in the small blind. The flop came , and Majid check-called an 8,000 bet from Klein.
Majid checked and Klein continued for 25,000 on the turn, with Majid calling.
Majid checked again on the river, and Klein went all in, with Majid making the call for his remaining stack. Klein turned over for trip kings, sealing Majid's elimination and sailing into the chip lead early in the first level of Day 2.