Speaking of Binger's rail, he has an eclectic mix of poker pros and personalities sweating his action here at the secondary feature table in the Amazon Room. Michael Binger, Liv Boeree, James Dempsey, Darryll Fish, Matt Waxman, Xuan Liu, Dan Shak, Gloria Balding, Kevin MacPhee, and Jeff Madsen, among others, are currently enjoying some spirits and cheering on their man.
Nick Binger raised to 120,000 on the button and David Bach called from the big blind. Both players checked the flop, leading to the on the turn. Bach took the initiative and led out for 240,000, which was met with a pot-sized reraise from Binger.
The amount proved too much for Bach as he laid down his hand, much to the delight of Binger's rail.
Just when we thought things were about to heat up, the action seems to have hit a wall. At this point, raise-and-take-its and walks have become the norm. We're guessing that'll change sooner than later.
David Bach raised to 120,000 on the button only to have Nick Binger repot to 360,000 from the big blind. Bach made the call and the was put out on the flop. Binger checked, Bach bet 720,000, and Binger tank folded.
Nick Binger opened to 120,000 from the button, and David Bach made the call to see a flop.
It came , and Bach check-called a bet of 150,000. The two of them checked through the river, and the filled out the board. Bach checked one last time, and Binger took his cue to bet 325,000 at the pot. That got the job done as Bach's cards hit the muck without delay.
David Bach raised to 120,000 on the button and Nick Binger called from the big blind. Both players checked the , leading to the turn. Binger pushed out a bet of 150,000, Bach raised to 700,000, and Binger laid his hand down.
David Bach opened to 120,000 from the button, and Nick Binger three-bet to 360,000. Bach wasted no time calling.
The board ran out , and the two men checked it all the way down to the end. At showdown, Binger tabled , making hands on both ends. Bach spent a long fifteen or twenty seconds studying his hand, then said, "That's good," and slapped his cards into the muck.
After two hands of heads-up play, Binger has netted +15,000 chips.
Nick Binger limped on the button only to have David Bach exercise his option in the big by making it 120,000. Binger call and the duo watched the flop come down . Bach fired out 225,000, Binger called, and the dealer turned the .
Bach wasted little time in betting 910,000, and Binger threw down his hand. First hand to Bach.
The two men are back in their chairs, and the duel for the bracelet has begun. It's Binger looking for the family's first, while Bach seeks his second bracelet in three years.