Drumming Up a Double
Over on the featured table, we heard Michael Drummond shove all in for 253,000, and big stack Dermot Blain tanked and made the call with a chance at the knockout. He was ahead, but Drummond was drawing live for the double.
When the dealer turned the flop up, the was visible in the door, but it came as part of a Drummond-pleasing flop. The turn improved him to the straight, and he only needed to dodge the three remaining tens to stay alive. The river was the , though, and Blain is forced to part with a chunk of his stack. It's tough to count over there, but he should still be over 1 million -- likely closer to 1.1 million.