2021 Colorado Poker Championship

$3,000 High Roller
Days: 1

Nut Flush Gives Giardina a Stack This Time

Level 3 : 200-300, 300 ante
Michael Giardina
Michael Giardina

After running an ace-high flush into a straight flush, Michael Giardina found himself in a three-handed pot on his new table with 3,400 in the middle and a board reading {7-Hearts}{5-Diamonds}{j-Clubs}. Steven Rule was first to act in early position and bet 1,600, with both Giardina in middle position and Kane Lai in the hijack finding calls

Three-way action continued to the turn {9-Hearts}, Rule and Giardina checked again. Lai bet 5,200 and Rule folded, with Giardina calling behind to take action heads up to the river {2-Hearts}. Giardina checked again and Lai bet 11,600.

"All in," said Giardina, announcing a check-shove after a few moments in the tank. Lai immediately called.

Michael Giardina: {a-Hearts}{3-Hearts}
Kane Lai: {k-Hearts}{q-Hearts}

Giardina had made his second nut flush in the first two hours of the day, and this time found himself besting Lai's second nuts to take his stack and send Lai to the rail.

Player Chips Progress
Michael Giardina US
Michael Giardina
75,300 35,300
John Beauprez us
John Beauprez
40,000 40,000
Badge Title
Steven Rule us
Steven Rule
22,200 -17,200
Kane Lai us
Kane Lai

Tags: Kane LaiMichael GiardinaSteven Rule