Anthony Lategano won his seat into this event for free thru the Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood’s “Win a Seat” promotion, and he’s doing fairly well so far.
The player in the cutoff min-raised to 3,200, Lategano called from the small blind, and the big blind also called.
All three players checked to the turn on a board of , and it checked to the player in the cutoff, who bet 5,000. Lategano called, and the big blind folded.
The river card was the , Lategano bet 15,000, and the cutoff folded. Lategano took the pot.
Anthony Lategano – 56,800 (36 bb)
A few hands later, Lategano limped from the cutoff for 1,600, the player on the button raised to 4,500, and Lategano called.
The flop came , Lategano checked, the button bet 6,500, and Lategano called.
The turn card was the , and both players checked.
The river card paired the board with the , Lategano checked, the button bet 6,400, and Lategano called. The button showed for two pair, queens and nines, but Lategano turned over to win the pot with a turned queen-high straight.
Anthony Lategano – 86,000 (54 bb)