Mizrachi Doubles Through Nevanlinna; Seizes Chip Lead
Michael Mizrachi raised to 10,000 and Jussi Nevanlinna called from next door. The rest of the table folded and the flop came down .
Mizrachi checked and Nevanlinna bet 15,000. Mizrachi made it 45,000 to go and Nevanlinna three-bet all in.
The word "call" could not come out of Mizrachi's mouth fast enough as he tabled for top set and the second nut diamond draw. Nevanlinna showed for the nut diamond draw and was in dire need of help to send Mizrachi home.
The turn was a diamond, filling up Nevanlinna's flush. Unfortunately for Nevanlinna, it was the , which paired the board and gave Mizrachi a full house of queens full of nines. The board finished with the and Mizrachi was able to score a key double up which catapulted him into the top chip position. Nevanlinna, who was our chip leader, has severely fallen due to this massive hit.