RG Council Bluffs Main Event (Day 2): Richard Arndt Gets There to Hit 300K

Level 16 (2,000/4,000/500)
Total Entrants: 319

Players Remaining: 60
Average Stack: 106,000

Paul Cross was cruising along for the early stages of Day 2 but now must rebuild after taking a brutal beat against Richard Arndt (pictured) in a pot worth 300,000. 

Cross opened the button for a standard raise and Arndt defended the big blind. 

The the two players checked the 95♣2♠ flop and Arndt bet 15,000 on the 2 turn. Cross raised to 40,000 and Arndt shoved for about 140,000 total. Cross called with J♣2 for trips and Arndt 

Q5 had to have a diamond or a five to stay alive.

The K river brought the flush home for Arndt and he is the new chip leader. Cross falls to 80,000 and his work cut out for him to build once again.

Ben Reason
Ben Reason