A player opened for 1,300 from under the gun -- a bit more than a 3x raise -- and Johnny Chan called from the button. Then the player in the big blind reraised to 5,000, and both the original raiser and Chan called.
The flop came . It checked to Chan who bet 5,000, and only the player in the big blind called. The turn brought the . This time Chan's opponent took the initiative, betting 11,000. Chan thought about it, then called.
The river was the . Chan's opponent checked, and Chan didn't hesitate before setting out a stack of about 17,000 -- enough to put his opponent all in. His opponent folded, saying he had hearts.
The 1987 and 1988 WSOP Main Event winner continues his good start to the 2010 ME. He has about 172,000 as we draw near the end of Level 5.