Queens Hold for Futterman
Level 10 : 1,000-2,500, 2,500 ante
With 23,500 in the pot already, the flop read . The player first to act check-raised Nika Futterman's bet of 13,000 to 42,000, putting Futterman in the tank. After about 30 seconds Futterman decided to put in a reraise to 120,000 which was enough to cover the opponent who called quickly.
Futterman was ahead with her pair of queens but had to dodge an open-ended straight or an eight or nine. The turn was a safe one when the fell and the on the river changed nothing. Futterman's pair of queens held to scoop the pot and eliminate her opponent.