PokerNews blogger Josh Cahlik is in the field today on his day off from reporting and has built his stack up over 14,000 in chips. Cahlik won a nice pot with pocket queens and then another one with a king-high flush.
On the hand where Cahlik held the queens, he raised preflop and found two calls. Both players then checked to him on the flop and Cahlik bet 500. The first player folded, but the second one called.
The turn was the and Cahlik's opponent led for 1,050. Cahlik called. The river then completed the board with the and the player fired 2,850 into Cahlik. Not one to back down, Cahlik stood tough and made the call.
"You're good," said the player before Cahlik tabled the to win the pot. His opponent mucked.
On another hand, Cahlik flopped a diamond flush with the in his hand. The flop came down and Cahlik's opponent open-shoved into him with pocket nines. Cahlik scooped that pot and moved to over 14,000 in chips.