Saturday, May 30, 2015 12:17 AM Local Time
Hand #166: Mike Wang Takes the Chip Lead
Bryn Kenney limps the button, and Mike Wang checks his option.
The flop comes , and Kenney bets 90,000. Wang stacks out a check-raise and makes it 325,000 total. Kenney calls rather quickly. The turn is the , and Wang leads back out with a bet of 525,000. Kenney calls with the same relative urgency as before, and the river fills out the board.
There is nearly 3.3 million in the pot now, and Wang has less than 2 million in front of him. He pauses to consider the situation, then makes a two-fisted bet in the neighborhood of 1.3 million.
Kenney calls, and Wang tables , the straight to the jack and the nuts. Kenney scowls and mucks, and Wang has taken a sizable chip lead with that monster pot.
Mike Wang - 6,565,000 (109 bb)
Bryn Kenney - 3,990,000 (67 bb)