MSPT Sycuan Casino
Event #73: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship

Secondary Feature Hands #97-101: Maahs Doubles Through Skrbic

poolshir • Level 36: 400,000-800,000, 800,000 ante
Kevin Maahs

Hand #97: Kevin Maahs raised to 1,600,000 from the cutoff and Zhen Cai called in the big blind. The flop came {j-Hearts}{9-Diamonds}{10-Hearts}, Cai check-folded to the 2,000,000 continuation-bet of Maahs.

Hand #98: Milos Skrbic raised to 1,600,000 from under the gun and Dario Sammartino called in the big blind. The flop came {j-Hearts}{2-Spades}{10-Hearts}, Sammartino check-called the 1,600,000 continuation-bet of Skrbic. The turn was the {4-Hearts}, both players checked to see the {4-Diamonds} complete the board. Sammartino bet 4,000,000 and Skrbic took some time to consider his options before making the call but mucked when Sammartino tabled {q-Spades}{q-Clubs}.

Hand #99: Nick Marchington raised to 1,600,000 from the hijack and Skrbic called in the big blind. The flop came {j-Hearts}{q-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds}, Skrbic check-folded to the 1,200,000 continuation-bet of Marchington.

Hand #100: Marchington raised to 1,600,000 from under the gun and Cai three-bet to 4,500,000 from the cutoff. Sammartino four-bet to 10,500,000 from the button. The blinds folded and so did Marchington. Cai took some time to consider his options and then decided to five-bet shove for 27,100,000 in total. Sammartino asked for a count and then folded.

Hand #101: Alex Livingston raised to 1,800,000 from under the gun and Skrbic three-bet from the button to 23,000,000. Maahs called in the small blind for 15,500,000 and Livingston folded.

Kevin Maahs: {a-Spades}{a-Hearts}
Milos Skrbic: {a-Clubs}{q-Spades}

The board ran out {7-Clubs}{6-Clubs}{2-Diamonds}{3-Diamonds}{k-Clubs} for Maahs to hold with the rockets to double up.

Player Chips Progress
Dario Sammartino it
Dario Sammartino
it 62,200,000 -3,300,000
Zhen Cai us
Zhen Cai
us 41,200,000 11,300,000
Kevin Maahs us
Kevin Maahs
us 35,200,000 20,500,000
Milos Skrbic rs
Milos Skrbic
rs 31,000,000 -25,900,000
Nick Marchington gb
Nick Marchington
gb 22,200,000 -400,000
Alex Livingston ca
Alex Livingston
ca 15,000,000 -2,200,000

Tags: Alex LivingstonDario SammartinoKevin MaahsMilos SkrbicNick MarchingtonZhen Cai