High Roller: James Romero Versus Joe McKeehen

$25,500 RRPO High Roller (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 8:  2,000/4,000 with a 4,000 ante
Entries:  40

James Romero

Joe McKeehen opened to 9,000 from the cutoff and James Romero three-bet to 24,000 from the button. The blinds released, McKeehen called then checked after the QdJd5d flop.

Romero bet 20,000 and McKeehen called. The turn was 3h, McKeehen checked, Romero bet 50,000 and McKeehen called. The river was Ac, McKeehen checked one last time, Romero bet 60,000 (leaving ~45,000 behind), and McKeehen called.

Romero tabled AsQs for top two pair and McKeehen mucked his hand.

James Romero – 363,000 (91 bb)
Joe McKeehen – 36,500 (9 bb)