Event #67: $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 8-Handed High Roller

A Freeroll and a Double for Calderaro

zedmaster84 • Level 29: 100,000-200,000, 0 ante
James Calderaro Doubles Up

Alexey Rybin raised to 500,000, and James Calderaro called.

On the {10-Diamonds}{7-Clubs}{4-Clubs} flop, Calderaro bet 750,000, and Rybin called. After the {3-Diamonds} turn, Calderaro bet the pot, Rybin moved all in, and Calderaro called.

James Calderaro: {K-Hearts}{7-Spades}{6-Diamonds}{5-Diamonds}
Alexey Rybin: {6-Spades}{5-Clubs}{3-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds}

Calderaro was freerolling with the better diamond draw, and the {10-Hearts} river blanked to chop it up.

Then, Calderaro made it 500,000 to go, and Rybin called.

On the {Q-Hearts}{J-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds} flop, Rybin checked, and Calderaro bet 600,000. Rybin check-raised to 2,800,000, and Calderaro was sent into the think tank. "That's a good one," he said to his rail,"

Rybin replied, "Let's finish it," followed by a, "Take your time."

Calderaro then called one minute later, and Rybin moved all in after the {J-Clubs} turn. Calderaro quickly called.

James Calderaro: {A-Spades}{K-Diamonds}{J-Spades}{9-Diamonds}
Alexey Rybin: {A-Diamonds}{Q-Spades}{4-Diamonds}{2-Spades}

The {5-Clubs} on the river was a blank, and Calderaro doubled for 4,785,000 while his rail erupted in massive celebration.

Player Chips Progress
James Calderaro us
James Calderaro
us 16,170,000 7,735,000
Alexey Rybin ru
Alexey Rybin
ru 9,465,000 -7,735,000

Tags: Alexey RybinJames Calderaro