Action folded to a player in the cutoff and he raised to 400. John Dolan was in the small blind and three-bet to 1,350. Marsel Backa was in the big blind and four-bet to 2,750. The original raiser folded and Dolan moved all in. Backa snap-called with 7,825 total and tabled . Dolan showed and had Backa covered by 1,750.
The board ran out and was no help to Dolan who is now very short stacked and needing to make a big comeback.
Marsel Backa has had a lot of success in tournaments around the United States with five $20K+ wins and over $400,000 in recorded live tournament earnings.