A player raised to 1,100 under the gun and action folded around to Faraz Jaka, who three-bet to 4,100 in the small blind. The original raiser called and the two saw a flop of . Jaka made a continuation-bet of 4,500 and his opponent called.
The turn came and Jaka continued with a second barrel of 12,500. His opponent called again and the river fell .
“All in,” said Jaka, putting forth his remaining chips to ultimately put his opponent to the test. The player wasted no time calling.
Jaka tabled for aces up and his opponent began to muck. He then looked back at his cards and then voluntarily complied to table his losing hand of for the all-in showdown. The player’s remaining chips were sent to Jaka, who now finds himself with nearly 150,000 before the midway point of play on Day 1a.