Event #9: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em

Hands #40-45: Fontana Leads the River

[user249920] • Level 24: 12,000-24,000, 4,000 ante

Hand 40: Danny Nguyen opened to 54,000, and John Fontana shipped it from the small blind. Nguyen quickly folded.

Hand 41: Jeff Smith got a walk.

Hand 42: Frank Patti raised to 50,000 on the button, and Nguyen defended his big blind. Nguyen check-folded to 50,000 more on the {a-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}{2-Clubs} flop.

Hand 43: Smith raised to 50,000 on the button, and Chris Haugo called from the big blind. Haugo check-folded when Smith bet 53,000 on {10-Hearts}{6-Hearts}{a-Hearts}.

Hand 44: Another hand, another check-fold on the flop. This time, Fontana called a raise from Nguyen and folded on the {q-Clubs}{2-Spades}{7-Spades} flop.

Hand 45: Fontana raise to 60,000 in the small blind, and Patti defended. Both players checked the {k-Hearts}{4-Clubs}{k-Diamonds} flop, and a {5-Spades} turned. Fontana checked again, and he called a 50,000 bet from his opponent. He then bet out 55,000 on the {8-Hearts} river, and Patti folded.

Tags: Chris HaugoDanny NguyenFrank PattiJeff SmithJohn Fontana