Monday, February 13, 2017 11:08 AM Local Time
Chad Wiedenhoeft Takes Back The Chip Lead After Big River Shove
Ala Aqel raises to 200,000 on the button and Chad Wiedenhoeft three-bets to 550,000 out of the big blind. Aqel takes a couple moments before four-betting to 1,050,000 and Wiedenhoeft calls.
They both check a flop of and the comes on the turn. Wiedenhoeft bets 750,000 and Aqel calls. The river is the and Wiedenhoeft doesn't waste much time before announcing "all in" for about 4,100,000.
Aqel quickly double checks his hand and hesitates for a few moments before putting it into the muck.
"Why didn't we just get it in preflop?" asks Aqel as he is folding. "The tournament would be over it would've been yours."
Wiedenhoeft doesn't respond and takes the chip lead back from Aqel.
Chad Wiedenhoeft - 7,600,000 (76 bb)
Ala Aqel - 5,800,000 (58 bb)