Blumenthal Gets One Back
The action folded around to Eddie Blumenthal in the cutoff who raised to 29,000 before the flop; Darren Wong was the only caller from the button, so they went heads-up to the flop of , where Blumenthal check-called Wong's bet of 28,000.
Both players then checked the turn of the before Blumenthal check-called Wong's bet of 50,000 after the river fo the . Wong tossed up his hand in the air in despair.
"Nice hand man, you got it," Wong sighed, showing down for nothing but air. Blumenthal tabled and that was enough to take it down.
There's a chemistry building between the stoic Blumenthal and the affable Wong - it could be the beginning of an "Odd Couple" rivalry over there on table 290!