A Pair is Good for Mitchell
Level 14 : 2,500-5,000, 5,000 ante
When you're short-stacked, even the smallest pot can make a difference and Robert Mitchell just won one of those against Jeff Madsen. The four-time bracelet winner had opened to 12,000 under the gun and Mitchell called on his left. With the two players in seats 9 and 1, Madsen had a quick peek around the dealer before the flop was dealt.
It fell and with numerous straight draws out, Madsen checked and Mitchell did the same. The turn was a and Madsen bet min, tossing a 5k chip into the middle. Mitchell peeled and they heade to the river. It was the , pairing the bottom card and once again it went check-check.
Mitchell had the better two pair and added a welcome pot to his stack.