Event #19: $5,000 Pot-Limit Hold'em

Traniello Wins a Race; Doubles

• Taso 14: 1,200-2,400, 0 ante

Eugene Katchalov opened for a raise in middle position, and Marco Traniello moved all in for 15,300 out of the blinds. Katchalov called.

Katchalov: {9-Clubs}{9-Hearts}
Traniello: {a-Spades}{k-Diamonds}

Katchalov remained ahead on the flop ({10-Hearts}{4-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds}) and after the turn ({q-Spades}), but the {k-Diamonds} spiked on the river to give Traniello a leading pair of kings. He doubled to 33,000 chips, while Katchalov fell to 43,000.

Eugene Katchalov ua 43,000 -17,000
Marco Traniello it 33,000 8,000

Tagit: Eugene KatchalovMarco Traniello