A few hands earlier the dealer had asked Chris Day to pass the button to Kyle Maguire. He did so with a flick of the wrist but a little energetically and it crashed into Maguire’s chip stack, scattering them from his carefully built tower.
No harm done and there was a bit of friendly ribbing about penalties and broken teeth. There is a definitely a rivalry developing between these two at this stage.
Now Day opened on the button for 6,000 and Maguire raised from the small blind to 16,500. Day decided to call.
We saw a flop of
Maguire checked, Day bet 13,900 and Maguire brought out the check raise from his armoury for a bet of 35,000.
Day folded and it was a valuable pot pushed to the gutsy Scotsman.