Sam Greenwood made the call to 60,000 with and Cary Katz checked his action with .
The flop of saw both men pick up a pair and straight draw, but Katz had the bottom pair while Greenwood had top pair. Greenwood’s flop bet of 60,000 was raised to 175,000 by Katz and Greenwood had pause for thought….only to shove!
Greenwood moved all-in for 915,000 and Katz was in a horrible spot, thinking he had a chance to win much bigger than he actually had. But whatever instinct kicks in for the top pros did just that, and Katz made a great fold, laying it down.
In the very next hand, Katz three-bet all-in with and was in bad shape against Robert Flink’s quick call with .
With just a 42% chance of winning the hand, the flop of saw Katz take the lead, however, and the kept that the case. Flink needed a king to bust Katz, and he was unable to find it, as the landed on the river to give Katz a way back into the action.