Buonanno Doubles Up
Hand #211: Salter required the all in triangle with . Buonanno didn't call. "Good fold" said Salter.
Hand #212: Buonanno had on the button and folded.
Hand #213: Salter had and folded, walk for Buonanno.
Hand #214: Buonanno had on the button and made it 400,000. Salter found and folded.
Hand #215: Salter had on the button and requested the all in triangle again. Buonanno with didn't call.
Hand #216: Buonanno folded his button.
Hand #217: Salter on the button raised to 415,000 with , Buonanno folded.
Hand #218: Buonanno with on the button shoved all in. Salter made the quick call with . Salter was a 60% favorite to win it all right there.
The flop was still save for Salter and the rail asked for a pair the board. It wouldn't pair the board though, it would pair Buonanno; .
"That is good right?" asked Salter. No it wasn't. At least not for him. Salter now needed an ace or nine on the river to win it.
He wouldn't get it. The fell on the river and Buonanno doubled to almost 5 million.