Main Event

Roeder and Ireland Battle in the Blinds

ajlamers • Level 24: 15,000-30,000, 30,000 ante

Matthew Ireland limped in from the small blind and Tonio Roeder made it 105,000 in the big blind. Ireland called and the flop came {a-Spades}{j-Hearts}{10-Clubs}. Ireland checked to Roeder who continued for 125,000 and Ireland called.

The turn brought the {2-Clubs} and Ireland checked again. Roeder counted out another bet of 220,000 and Ireland still called. The river was the {4-Hearts} and Ireland checked for the third time. Roeder shipped all in for 385,000 and Ireland hung his head with a big decision to make.

Ireland went into the tank for nearly three minutes before making the call. Roeder showed {j-Spades}{j-Clubs} for a set of jacks while Ireland showed {a-Diamonds}{2-Spades} for two pair.

Player Chips Progress
Tonio Roeder DE
Tonio Roeder
DE 1,750,000 1,020,000
Matthew Ireland gb
Matthew Ireland
gb 605,000 -955,000

Tags: Tonio RoederMatthew Ireland