Michael Gracz finished the last level on a high note. He was in the big blind and had called a raise to 850 from the player in the cutoff. Gracz checked when the flop came , but the cutoff bet 1,100. At that point Gracz three-bet to 2,600 and the cutoff four-bet to 8,000. Not to be outdone, Gracz shoved for around 26,000 and the cutoff called.
Expecting a couple of monsters?
Gracz was ahead, but was a statistical underdog heading into the turn. The turn was the , giving the cutoff even more outs, none of which came when the river fell .
The double up allowed Gracz to climb to 54,000 chips.