Yesterday, Ryan Eriquezzo won the 2012 World Series of Poker National Championship while being filmed for ESPN, which will air on August 7. Despite winning $416,051, Eriquezzo was back in action today.
In a recent hand, Eriquezzo raised to 3,200 from early position and was called by Roland Israelashvili in middle position. Both blinds came along for the ride, and it was four-way action to the flop. The blinds checked to Eriquezzo, who bet 7,800. Israelashvili and the small blind were the only ones to make the call, and it was off to the turn.
After the small blind checked, Eriquezzo slid out 25,000, which only Israelashvili called after a brief amount of time in the tank. The saw Eriquezzo move all in for right around 45,000, and Israelashvili snap-called with .
With that, the National Champion mucked his hand and exited the tournament floor. Interestingly, Eriquezzo stopped by our desk a short time later and informed us that he had in fact held .