Thursday, June 4, 2015 1:08 PM Local Time
Mikhail Semin Straight to Day 2
Mikhail Semin says he called a preflop raise.
"I didn't really want to call, but I felt he was strong since he bet 15,000 instead of his usual raise," said Semin.
The flop comes and Semin checks. His opponent bets and Semin check raises, his opponent calls.
The hits the turn.
"I c-bet the turn when the ace hit, he shoved, and I called," he says.
Semin has for an eight high straight. His opponent has for a set of aces going into the river.
The river is the and that gives Semin the win. He will start Day 2 with 74,600.