Richard McCall opened witha raise to 24,000 from middle position. Action folded to Chuck McCormick and he reraised to 104,000 total. Everyone at the table mucked before McCall stuck in all of his chips, 107,000 in all. McCormick quickly called.
The dealer pulled in the chips and tapped the table to get ready for the flop. Burn... then one, two, three...
. Just like that, McCall took the lead, pairing his overcard.
The turn was the
and the river the
, neither card helping McCormick retake the lead in the hand.
With that pot, McCall moved up to 241,000 chips while McCormick dropped to 212,000. They don't call 'em ace magnets for nothing.