A player in late position opened with a raise to 2,500, and Tommy Vedes reraised to what looked like 10,200 total. In the big blind Andrea Piva squeezed his cards and tanked for a couple minutes before moving all in for about 18,000 total. The initial raiser ducked out, and Vedes quickly called to put his man at risk.
It was rockets for Tommy V, , and Piva shrugged and turned up his . There was an eight on the river, but it was already too late for Piva. The board ran , and Vedes' set is bigger than Piva's.
That elimination pot moves Vedes up to 146,000 and up near the top of the scoreboard as the day nears completion.