Roumeliotis Down to 11,000 - Start of Epic Comeback
Alexander Roumeliotis opened to 60,000, and Jason Mercier shoved from the button for 587,000. Both blinds folded, Roumeliotis made the call.
The on the flop was good for Mercier, and he was guaranteed to double with the on the turn. Alexander Roumeliotis made two pair with the , but it still wasn't enough.
While Mercier doubled, Roumeliotis was down to just 15,000 - 4,000 of which he needed to invest as his ante. He was blind all in from the big blind the next hand, and doubled with through Ihar Soika's .
The next hand he got even richer. Soika opened to 60,000, and Dmitry Yurasov made the call. Marc-Andre Ladouceur on the button squeezed to 195,000 and Roumeliotis called all in for 57,000 from the small blind. Soika four bet to 427,000, and Yurasov and Ladouceur both folded.
Soika showed and Roumeliotis said "Yes! I don't think this could've gone any better for me" while showing .
The on the board was good for Roumeliotis, and he got his 57,000 stack back times four, plus a big blind and some antes.
"I'm back!" - Roumeliotis laughed.