Sunday, August 30, 2015 11:05 PM Local Time
John Gallaher Takes a Hit from the Defending Champ
In a heads-up pot, the board is . Defending champion Chris Csik is in the big blind and he checks sending it over to John Gallaher on the button. Gallaher bets 50,000 and Csik calls. They head to the river.
Fifth street is the . Csik leads for 90,000. Gallaher spends a few minutes in the tank eyeing his opponent and piecing together the hand. He plops a stack of 90,000 in for a call. Csik tables for a straight. Gallaher's cards hit the muck and his stack takes a big hit. Csik, meanwhile, crosses the 1,000,000-chip mark.
Chris Csik - 1,150,000 (92 bb)
John Gallaher - 190,000 (15 bb)