Over in the Tan section we found Mike McDonalad competing in a hand. His oppoennt Dan Schacher raised it up to 725 from middle position and Mike McDonald made the call from the big blind. The dealer then exposed a flop prompting a bet of around 1,000 from McDonald. Schacher made the call and both players were allowed to see the turn.
The on the fourth street saw McDonald bet out 1,825. Schacher managed to make the call at the same time McDonald was placing the bet and we were off to the river. The landed on the river and both players, fearful of each other patted the felt for checks.
Schacher commented on how he thought he was ahead and flipped over for a pair of jacks with an ace kicker. McDonald mucked and Schacher claimed the pot.
A few tables away sits Scott Abrams who was also getting involved in a hand. The flop read and Abrams checked to the bettor, a player in later position and he bet out 2,350. Abrams was the only other player in the hand and made the call.
The on the turn brought with it checks from each player. It wasn't until Abrams checked on the river that his opponent bet out 1,875. Abrams made the call and his opponent said "I have nothing", and mucked. Abrams was forced to show his cards and exposed for a pair of tens.