Event #1 $25,000 Short Deck
Multiple time bank cards were used by Cary Katz who faced a decision for his tournament life courtesy of Aaron Van Blarcum on the river of a pot that took about three times as long as any previous hand on the final.
Katz had checked behind, holding , on a flop, then bet when it was checked to him on the turn. Van Blarcum, holding , made the call, then set Katz all in when the river paired the board with the .
A pained tank ensued, as Katz ran through the possibilities regarding his opponent’s holding. These included, “You could have made a snap decision and just bluffed,” as well as the fact that, “I was ecstatic about the river – until you jammed!”
“Just tell me when I have ten seconds left,” said Katz, before finally throwing his hand into the muck.
|Aaron Van Blarcum||2,900,000||500,000|