Event #47: $1,000 Seniors Championship

Smidinger Makes Massive River Call, Catches Sarnoff Bluffing

blaisebourgeois • Level 41: 1,000,000-2,000,000, 2,000,000 ante
Eric Smidinger

Ben Sarnoff opened to 4,500,000 and Eric Smidinger called.

Both players checked the {8-Clubs}{4-Hearts}{3-Spades} flop. The {k-Clubs} turn brought a 5,500,000 bet from Sarnoff and Smidinger called.

On the {a-Clubs} river, Sarnoff put out a huge bet of 12,500,000. Smidinger let out a huge exhale, thought for about 45 seconds, and made the call.

Sarnoff looked meekly at his cards before tossing them into the muck face down, allowing Smidinger's rail to let out a huge roar as he took a six-to-one chip lead.

Sarnoff is now left with around 11 big blinds.

Player Chips Progress
Eric Smidinger us
Eric Smidinger
us 122,000,000 21,500,000
Ben Sarnoff us
Ben Sarnoff
us 21,500,000 -25,500,000

Tags: Ben SarnoffEric Smidinger