The is heads-up match is still rolling but, with the blinds getting seriously high, it's hard to say how much longer than it will last. Read on for all the goods.
The hands below occurred when the blinds were $50k/$100k but the level has just gone up to $60k/$120k.
Here are the new counts, courtesy of www.worldseriesofpoker.com.
|David Daneshgar ||$5,675,000 |
|Scott Sitron ||$2,420,000|
Daneshgar Takes the Lead
The hands outlined below detail how Scott Sitron controlled the action in the first segment of this match but David Daneshgar just took down a big pot and with it the chip lead. It began with Sitron opening to $320,000 from the button and Daneshgar re-popping to $895,000 from the big blind.
Sitron made the call and the flop came out A♣ 6♠ 2♥. Daneshgar fired $610,000 and got a call. The turn was the 6♥ and Daneshgar checked. Sitron bet $800,000 and Daneshgar announced all-in. Sitron thought for a moment before releasing his hand and conceding the pot.
Nice One for Sitron
Scott Sitron came into this match with a healthy chip lead and has used that advantage well to keep constant pressure on David Daneshgar. A recent hand started with a min-raise from Sitron on the button and a call from his opponent.
The flop came down 7♦ 5♣ 3♠ and Daneshgar checked. Sitron fired $350,000 and Daneshgar made the call. The turn was the 5♦ and both players checked. The river was the T♣ and after one final check from Daneshgar, Sitron fired $1 million at the pot.
Daneshgar opted to fold and Sitron picks up a juicy pot without the inconvenience of a showdown.
Another One for Sitron
So far in this heads-up match the advantage seems to lie with Scott Sitron. This hand started with Daneshgar opening to $250,000 from the button and Sitron calling from the button. The flop came down A♦ K♥ 6♣ and Sitron checked.
Daneshgar fired $350,000 and got a quick call from his opponent. The turn was the 4♥ and both players checked. The river was the 7♥ and after two more checks Sitron tabled K♣ 8♠ which was enough to earn him the pot.
Nice Call from Sitron
Scott Sitron was on the button and limped in. Daneshgar did the same in the big blind and the flop came down A♠ J♣ 2♦. Both players checked and the turn was the 6♠. Two more checks and the T♦ hit the river. Daneshgar tossed $100,000 into the pot and after some thought Sitron made the call.
Daneshgar had been taking a stab with 7♣ 3♥ and Sitron had looked him up with $Kc4♦ for nothing but king-high.
Results So Far
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