Event #1: $500 Casino Employees No-Limit Hold'em

Barela Chips Up

• Level 9: 500-1,000, 100 ante

Mike Barela and another player got all the chips in preflop with Barela holding the {j-Diamonds}{j-Spades} versus his opponent's {A-Diamonds}{q-Clubs}. The board favored Barela showing the {j-Hearts}{9-Spades}{7-Clubs}{2-Diamonds}{8-Spades} and helping him chip up to around 53,000.

Tags: Mike Barela