Cortes Gets Rollercoaster Double Up
Level 19 : 5,000-10,000, 0 ante
Jesus Cortes found his final 214,000 in the middle preflop against Tristan Clemencon. Cortes held against the of Clemencon.
While the did not directly improve either hand, Clemencon now had a flush draw and still had four outs to make a set. Cortes also flopped an up and down straight draw.
The turn was a dagger to Cortes when it landed the and he now needed a non-spade Ace, Seven or Deuce. And as a lesson to us all, and especially Clemencon, the Poker God's can giveth just as easily as they can taketh away. The river brought Cortes back into the lead just like that the 530,000 pot was shipped his way.