Jaka Wins a Monster
Dimitar Danchev opened to 24,000 from the cutoff seat, Faraz Jaka three-bet to 61,000 from the small blind, and Eric Sfez removed his headphones before cold four-betting to 152,000 from the big blind. Danchev quickly mucked, and the action was back on Jaka.
He asked the dealer to pull the bets it, and once the dealer obliged, Jaka five-bet to 251,000. Sfez took a long drag from his electric cigarette, stared off into the nothingness, then made the call.
The dealer fanned , and Jaka led out for 115,000. Sfez instantly called.
The turn was the , Jaka checked, and Sfez tanked for nearly two minutes before checking behind.
The completed the board, Jaka checked again, and Sfez once again sat quietly for over a minute or so then knuckled behind. Jaka turned over for a pair of kings, and Sfez mucked his hand.
Jaka, who was once down to 70,000 chips, is now up to 1.1 million, while Sfez stumbled down to 450,000.