January is typically one of the best months of the year to visit the land Down Under. With the Aussie Open tennis championships taking place in Melbourne every year, they have been joined by the ATP Cup in the past week. For poker players, the lure of the Aussie Millions
Ali Imsirovic opened to 10,000 in the cutoff and both Dan Smith and Nick Petrangelo called from the blinds. The flop landed [QhAhKs] and Imsirovic continued for just 7,000. Smith and Petrangelo folded.
Action folded to Stephen Chidwick in the small blind, and he limped in. Dan Smith checked his option in the big blind, and both players checked the [3h5s8s] flop. The turn fell the [7h] and Chidwick bet out 12,000 and Smith folded.
Dan Smith raised to 8,000 from under the gun and Cary Katz called in the cutoff. The flop landed [6d3hQd] and Smith continued for 7,000. Katz called, and the turn fell the [2d]. Smith bet 12,000 and Katz folded.