Five-time bracelet winner John Juanda best ever Main Event finish was 31st place in 2005. Juanda started today with an above average stack, but Level 11 hasn't been too good to him, meaning he has a steep hill to climb to equal or exceed his previous best in the ME.
Just now we caught a hand involving Juanda that had reached the turn with the board showing and Juanda firing a bet of 14,500. His opponent called, then the river brought the . Juanda bet 28,800 this time, and his opponent raised all in for 168,000 — well over what Juanda had left.
Juanda tanked for four whole minutes before finally letting hand go and preserving his now shortened stack.