2021 World Series of Poker Europe 888poker WPTDS London Online
$360 MSPT

Smith Doubles Through Mendoza

NicholasBaltz • Level 29: 60,000-120,000, 120,000 ante
Chris Smith

Ricardo Mendoza limped in the small blind and Chris Smith made it 250,000 to go. Mendoza woke up with a raise to 600,000 and Smith called.

The flop came {8-Diamonds}{k-Hearts}{10-Clubs}, Mendoza went all-in and Smith called.

Ricardo Mendoza: {q-Spades}{j-Clubs}
Chris Smith: {k-Spades}{9-Spades}

Smith was ahead with his pair of kings, but Mendoza had a straight draw.

The turn was the {6-Diamonds} and the river came the {8-Hearts} to give Smith the double.

Player Chips Progress
Chris Smith us
Chris Smith
us 4,300,000 2,100,000
Ricardo Mendoza
Ricardo Mendoza
1,800,000 -2,300,000