Main Event

Mirza Coolers Filtz to Take Lead

mnuwwarah • Level 10: 500-1,000, 100 ante
Justin Filtz got dealt kings at a bad time.

Justin Filtz opened for a raise in middle position and saw Jason Mirza made it 5,800 from his left. Action folded back to Filtz, who reraised to 13,300. Mirza splashed in a five-bet to 30,200, and Filtz pushed all in. Mirza snapped it off with {a-Hearts}{a-Spades}.

"You called me a luckbox," Filtz said, turning over {k-Spades}{k-Diamonds} to show he'd been coolered.

The board ran out {q-Clubs}{q-Hearts}{8-Spades}{9-Clubs}{10-Clubs}, keeping Mirza's aces best and giving him the chip lead in the tournament.

Player Chips Progress
Jason Mirza us
Jason Mirza
us 163,600 163,600
Justin Filtz
Justin Filtz
110,000 -81,000

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