Antonio Esfandiari is of course fresh off his win in the $1,000,000 Big One For One Drop, and it looks like he's keeping that momentum going through the Main Event. We just caught him winning a big pot that has propelled him up to 250,000.
Action folded around to Antonio Esfandiari raising it up to 2,200 in the cutoff, and the player on the button was the only caller. The flop came down , and Esfandiari fired out 3,400. His opponent tossed in the call, and the turn brought the . Esfandiari kept the aggression up, as he led out for 8,600. His opponent tanked for about 30 seconds before tossing in the call.
The river brought the , and after about 20 seconds of thought, Esfandiari announced all in. There was about 40,000 in the pot, and his opponent had about 50,000 left behind, so it was an overbet to the pot. This sent his opponent deep into the tank. He counted out his entire chip stack, then slid his chips forward after about three minutes of thought.
Esfandiari tabled for a flopped set, and his opponent mucked his cards, and slid his chips over to the Magician.