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Look Out With Chris DeMaci

by Ryan Lucchesi |  Published: Jan 07, 2011


Christopher DeMaci was the chip leader heading into day 4 of the PokerStars North American Poker Tour Los Angeles $5,000 no-limit hold’em main event, and then things got crazy for him. Shortly after play began at 1 p.m., a late-arriving Micah Raskin (second in chips at the time) raised preflop, and DeMaci reraised. Raskin made the call, and the two biggest chip stacks in the tournament saw a J♣ 10♣ 10♦ flop. Raskin checked, and DeMaci bet 181,000. Raskin raised to 400,000, and DeMaci reraised to 725,000. Raskin made the call, and the turn was the A♠. Raskin quickly moved all in — for 1,366,000! DeMaci went into the tank for several minutes to ponder his decision. He eventually made the call after a large crowd had gathered, and the two players flipped over their cards. Raskin held the 6♠ 6♣, and DeMaci the A♥ 10♠. The river brought the ...

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