Event #8: $1,500 Millionaire Maker No-Limit Hold'em

Hands #1-3: We Have a New Chip Leader

[user272102] • Level 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante
James Duke

Hand #1: James Duke had the button. Andrew Teng completed from the small blind. Jonathan Dimmig made it 200,000 from the big blind. Andrew Teng made the call.

The flop came {10-Clubs}{5-Clubs}{10-Hearts}. Teng checked and Dimmig bet 210,000. Teng folded.

Hand #2: Bradley Anderson opened for 170,000 from middle position. Everyone folded and Anderson picked up the blinds and antes.

Hand #3: Stephen Graner opened for 160,000 from middle position. James Duke reraised to 425,000. It was folded back to Graner who tanked for approximately 30 seconds before making the call. The flop came {8-Diamonds}{3-Spades}{2-Clubs}. Graner led out for a bet of 375,000. Duke pursed his lips while rocking slightly in his chair. He then made a huge raise to 2 million total. Graner wasted little time and moved all in. Duke took only a few seconds before calling.

Graner turned over {A-Spades}{5-Spades} and Duke was ahead with {K-Diamonds}{K-Clubs}. Graner needed a four or ace to take the lead. The turn was the {J-Clubs} keeping Duke in the lead. The river was the {6-Hearts} and Duke has doubled up to move into the chip lead over Graner.

Player Chips Progress
James Duke us
James Duke
us 9,500,000 4,855,000
Stephen Graner us
Stephen Graner
us 7,500,000 -4,505,000

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