Juan Martin Pastor, leading the tournament in chips, opened from early position to 40,000 and it was folded all the way to Niklas Hambitzer in the big blind. Hambitzer sorted out some chips and moved them into the middle with emphasis, slapping them down, for a reraise to 215,000.
Pastor thought for a moment and announced all in and was snap-called by Hambitzer. Pastor held and Hambitzer .
All in and at risk, Hambitzer stood up, exhaling as he did. As the dealer put out the flop, Pastor snapped his fingers as if wanting to magically make an ace appear. It didn't work, however, as the flop came . The turn changed nothing as it was the . The river was the and Hambitzer pumped his fists and said "whew" as he sat back down. Hambitzed moved to 1,350,000 after the hand and Pastor dropped to a still very healthy stack of 1,750,000.
|Juan Martin Pastor||1,750,000||-475,000|