Escalator $560: Rittenberg Doubles on Consecutive Hands, Takes Chip Lead

2018 Escalator Series (Week 4)
$560 Buy-In, $400,000 Guaranteed
Level 35: 150,000/300,000 with a 50,000 ante
Players Remaining: 3 of 1,108 | Structure | Payouts

One hand after his [ac 9h] doubled preflop through Edgar Varas’ [2c 2d], Josh Rittenberg got 6,950,000 in the pot preflop versus Josh Beckley. Rittenberg was ahead, but at risk.

Rittenberg: [ts tc]
Beckley: [8x 8x]

Runout: [qs 2c 2d 2s js]

Rittenberg’s tens were best and he grew his stack. Beckley was left with less than two big blinds.

Josh Rittenberg – 14,350,000
Edgar Varas – 7,450,000
Josh Beckley – 525,000