Hands #49-50: Smith Takes the Lead
Level 77 : 30,000-60,000, 0 ante
Hand #49: John Smith folded and Adrian Mateos received a walk in the big blind.
Hand #50: Mateos (with ) raised to 150,000 and Smith (with ) called to see a flop of . Smith checked, Mateos continued for 100,000 and Smith called. The same action took place on the turn for 425,000 and Smith then checked the on the river.
Mateos bet 520,000 and Smith check-min-raised to 1,040,000 to send Mateos in the think tank. The Spaniard stared at the board and his opponent, and eventually elected to fold.