Juan Manuel Pastor has more than $600,000 in tournament winnings on his resume, making him one of Spain's all-time money earners in poker. He has had a good start here on Day 1c of the World Series of Poker Main Event, managing to take down the following sizable pot.
We caught up with the action with a flop showing, with Pastor in the big blind position, going up against the player on his direct left and the player on the button. Pastor checked here, so too did the player on his left and the button bet 500. Pastor called, while the other player got out of the way.
On the turn, Pastor and his opponent both checked, ushering in the to complete the board on the river. This time Pastor would led for 1,050 and his opponent would quickly raise it up to 2,500. Pastor then re-raised to 6,025 just as quickly and his opponent made the call.
Pastor hit the straight on the river, while his opponent's turned set would go straight into the muck as Pastor scooped up the pot.