With nine events in total taking place at the felt on Wednesday, June 19th, there was high-roller and low buy-in action, with big names and new face all enjoying great days at the felt. With the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino a festival of fun throughout the day, we've already
The first major Short Deck event held in the United States finished with a familiar face entering the winner's circle for the first time at ARIA. Isaac Haxton topped a field of 55 to win the $10,000 Event 4 on PokerGO for $176,000. https://twitter.com/PokerGO/status/1039564571327885312 Haxton entered the final table with a chance
Jonathan Depa shoved all in for 201,000 and David Peters called. Depa: [AcTc] Peters: [KsQs] The dealer spread a [8sQc6hKdAd] board and Depa was eliminated.
David Peters had just lost an all-in to Alex Foxen when he got another crack at scooping a huge pot but wasn't so lucky again. But the second time, against Jonathan Depa, he didn't lose the pot. Instead, the poker players chopped the pot with a straight on the board. Peters:
Sam Soverel limped in, as did Jonathan Depa, before Alex Foxen moved all in for 95,000 from the button. Soverel folded, but Depa called. Depa: [9c8c] Foxen: [AcKh] The board ran out [9dKcQcAdTh] and Foxen doubled through.
Jonathan Depa moved all-in on the final hand before break for 137,000 and got a call from Alex Foxen who had him easily covered. Depa: [QcTc] Foxen: [AsJh] The players watched the board run out [QdJsTsTdAd] which gave Depa a winning full house and a double-up. Players are now on short break.
Ben Yu limped in for 6,000 total and Jonathan Depa shoved for 186,000. Alex Foxen called all in from the cutoff for 120,000, and Yu folded. Depa: [AsKh] Foxen: [QsJs] The board ran out [8s7c7s9h9s] and Foxen doubled through.
For the second time within a few minutes, Jonathan Depa moved all-in but didn't get anyone to look him up. He again was kind enough to flash one card for the table to see, the [9s]. At the same table, Alex Foxen has replaced his girlfriend Kristen Bickell who was moved
Jonathan Depa moved all-in pre-flop and got Ben Yu and Anthony Zinno to lay down their cards. Zinno then asked Depa to "show one card," and he obliged. Depa showed the [Jc] and scooped a small pot.