Kris Cunz was riding high earlier in the day after doubling through Young Phan. Things haven't progressed as well since, with Cunz dropping to about 16,000 in chips. He may have felt he was in a good spot to make a move after one player opened to 1,200 and was called. Cunz, sitting with the button, re-raised al in for 14,925. That re-raise knocked out everyone back to the initial raiser.
That player casually tossed three yellows (T5,000) into the pot, taking us to a showdown.
Cunz knocked the table. "Good call," he said. But it was a flip situation, the best thing Cunz could have hoped for after e was called. He won that flip on a board of . He's back in contention with a stack of about 34,000.
Ivan Tan was under the gun and debating his preflop action when the player on his left made a minimum raise to 1,200. Tan was unsure what would happen if he called or raised and summoned Commissioner Danny McDonagh to the table.
"If you call, he calls," McDonagh told Tan. "If you raise, he gets all is options back." Tan was satisfied with that answer and put 1,200 chips into the pot. His opponent's raise stood, and was then called by Kris Cunz on the button and Young Phan from the big blind.
Each player checked a flop that came down . Another nine peeled off on the turn, the . Action checked to the out-of-turn bettor, who fired out for 3,500. When everyone folded, he turned over unimproved and collected the pot.