If you thought that poker players might kick back and chill out at the WSOP felt over the weekend, you'd be wrong. Far from taking it easy, everyone at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino seems determined to take the game and everything around it very seriously. Well, almost everyone... MATUSOW
Chris Hunichen opened to 80,000 from the button and Ryan Riess moved all in from the small blind for 775,000. Hunichen used one of his time extension banks before folding. "Do you want to see?" asked Riess. "I do," responded Hunichen. Riess showed his [3s3h], and Hunichen then stated he had [QsTs].
After shoving all-in the previous two hands and showing [Ax2x] both times, Ryan Riess raised the button to 85,000 and David Peters defended his big blind. The flop landed [7cQs3s] and Peters check-folded to a bet of 85,000 from Riess.
From under the gun, Justin Bonomo moved all in for 315,000 and Ryan Riess shoved from the button for 340,000 to force the blinds out. Bonomo: [QcJh] Riess: [AdQh] Bonomo was at-risk and dominated by Riess as the dealer spread the [6d7sTs] flop to leave Bonomo only backdoor outs. The turn landed the [Th]