Chen Doubles Through Badziakouski
Level 11 : 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante
Mikita Badziakouski raised to 23,000 from under the gun and was only called by James Chen in the big blind.
The flop came , Chen check-raised Badziakouski's bet of 17,000 to 66,000. Badziakouski took some time to consider his options and decided to shove, putting Chen at risk.
"Gamble" Chen said and then put his stack over the line.
Chen had a pair of deuces and Badziakouski held a pair of sevens.
The turn brought them the to give Chen two pair, so he only needed to avoid another seven to double up.
The river completed the board with the for Chen to indeed double up. The dealer counted out Chen's stack and determined Chen had 186,000 in front of him.