We just saw defending champion Joseph Kuether take down a nice pot to start his title defense. We came to the table in time to see that Kuether had raised it to 175 on the button after a limp in the cutoff. The small blind three bet to 550, and Kuether was the loan caller.
The dealer fanned out a low board of , and Kuether called his opponent's bet of 650. The turn brought the , and this time, it was checked to Kuether, who fired out 1,850. His opponent quickly released, and Kuether boosted his stack up to 23,000.