Ma and Bansal Shove Uncalled; Matsuzuki Checks Top Pair Until Kempe Bets It
Level 36 : 250,000-500,000, 500,000 ante
Stephen Ma moved in on the cutoff as the game swapped back to Hold'em for 5,280,000, absorbing the 1,250,000 now sitting in every pot into a stack that was starting to near the felt.
Adam Lamphere was back in preflop raise mode the next hand, making it 1,150,000 to play. Dan Matsuzuki made the call in the small blind, as did big blind Rainer Kempe.
The flop came . No bets down the streets meant a free and to complete the board. Matsuzuki checked, Kempe bet 2,250,000 and Matsuzuki alone made the call with a winning hand . Kempe showed down .
Raghav Bansal picked his spot for a shove - a three-bet to 5,250,000 over a raise from Dan Matsuzuki (to 1,100,000) - and got it through.