Joe Elpayaa and another player went heads up to a flop of . Elpayaa fired out 2,300, and his opponent bumped it up to 7,000. Elpayaa thought it over for a few moments before calling, and the hit the turn. Elpayaa checked this time, and his opponent made it 10,000 to go.
Elpayaa again thought for a few moments to make his decision, but this time he raised it up to 22,000. His opponent tanked for about a minute before folding, and the two players engaged in some small banter after the hand, each won saying they thought the other might be bluffing.
"I assure you I had you beat," Elpayaa said with a smile as he raked in the chips to push his stack to 95,000.
It appeared 5 players were in the hand with one player all in pre-flop for 4,100. Four others were alive on the side.
The flop was and the small blind moved all in for roughly 5,100. Osvaldo Legrand in the big blind then moved all in for 7,100 and the two others in the pot, folded. Legrand retained 2,000 and had two players at risk.
first pre-flop all in player:
The board ran out the and the and Legrand retained control of the pot, avoiding a gut shot straight flush draw and some combination of two pair and trip outs.
Terry Schumacher raised it up to 1,600 from early position, and it folded around to Ben Yu, who called from the big blind. The flop came down , and Yu check called a bet of 1,100 from Schumacher. The hit the turn, and Yu tapped the felt again. Schumacher didn't slow down, firing 2,500, and Yu thought it over for a bit before tossing his cards in, dropping him below starting stack.
David Baker was in the hijack and raised to 1,800. The small blind three-bet to 4,500 and Baker called.
The flop was and the small blind led for 6,000. Baker moved all in for 10,300 and reluctantly, the small blind called. David Baker tabled and the small blind showed . The board ran out the and sending the pot to Baker.