RG Council Bluffs Main Event (Day 2): Derrick Contreras Building Over 200K

Level 14 (2,000/4,000/500)
Total Entrants: 313
Players Remaining 50
Average Stack: 125,000

Derrick Contreras (pictured) had his day turn around in a hurry. Contreras started Day 2 with only 36,000 but is now up to 225,000 after taking a strange pot against Russell Licking. 

Contreras opened to 10,000 in the lojack and Licking three-bet to 20,000 from the big blind. Contreras called and both players checked dark before the K♠Q9♣ flop.

Licking bet 10,000 on the 10♣ turn and then bet 10,000 more on the A♠ river. Contreras didn't like it and made a "curiosity" call with KQ. Licking had 4♠3 and the pot went over to Contreras.

Licking is below 100,000 and Contreras is in the top-10 less than 20 players from the money bubble.


Matt Clark
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