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Event #73: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship

Feature Table Hands #178-180: Blumstein Makes a Huge Call to Claim the Lead

ElleSriracha • Level 36: 300,000-600,000, 100,000 ante
Scott Blumstein

Hand #178: John Hesp raised to 1,600,000 from the hijack, and Scott Blumstein called from the cutoff. Jack Sinclair three-bet to 5,400,000 from the big blind, Hesp folded, and Blumstein called.

The flop came {9-Diamonds}{7-Clubs}{3-Spades}. Sinclair bet 4,000,000, and Blumstein called. The turn was the {6-Spades}. Sinclair bet 7,500,000, and Blumstein called. The river was the {a-Clubs}, and Sinclair bet 13,000,000. Blumstein tanked for about two minutes and finally called.

Sinclair mucked his cards, and Blumstein tabled {10-Diamonds}{10-Clubs} to scoop the massive pot.

Hand #179: Hesp raised to 1,600,000 from late position, and Benjamin Pollak three-bet to 4,000,000 on the button. Hesp called. The flop came {9-Clubs}{8-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds}, and both players checked to the {5-Hearts} on the turn. Both players checked to the {2-Hearts} on the river. Hesp checked, Pollak bet 4,500,000, and Hesp folded.

Hand #180: Sinclair raised to 1,600,000 on the button and raked in the pot, scooping up the blinds and antes.

Player Chips Progress
Scott Blumstein us
Scott Blumstein
us 96,550,000 32,600,000
John Hesp gb
John Hesp
gb 85,300,000 -5,900,000
Benjamin Pollak fr
Benjamin Pollak
fr 33,575,000 5,500,000
Dan Ott us
Dan Ott
us 28,275,000 -200,000
Damian Salas ar
Damian Salas
ar 23,550,000 -200,000
Antoine Saout fr
Antoine Saout
fr 23,150,000 -300,000
Jack Sinclair gb
Jack Sinclair
gb 22,400,000 -28,400,000
Michael Ruane us
Michael Ruane
us 17,700,000 -1,500,000
Bryan Piccioli us
Bryan Piccioli
us 17,600,000 -200,000
Ben Lamb us
Ben Lamb
us 16,050,000 -200,000

Tags: Antoine SaoutBen LambBenjamin PollakBryan PiccioliDamian SalasDan OttJack SinclairJohn HespMichael RuaneScott Blumstein