Friday, June 24, 2016 5:27 AM Local Time
Carlos Mortensen Gets Started Early
With a 10 a.m. start, it's not uncommon to see many players strolling in late. The opposite is true for Carlos Mortensen, who is up and at it early.
On a board reading , with about 3,000 in the pot, the player in early position bets out 1,200. Mortensen calls.
The river is the . The early-position player bets out again, this time for 2,200. Mortensen starts cutting out chips, and pauses before tossing in the exact amount for a call. His opponent shakes his head, and turns over . Mortensen tables and rakes in the pot.
The early-position player says, "Almost. You almost folded."
Mortensen smiles and says, "It was 50/50."
Carlos Mortensen - 20,000