Pinto Loses His Stack to Roberts on a Rollercoaster Ride of a Hand

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Michael Pinto began today with one of the bigger stacks in play with 374,000 in chips. He was down to about 15 big blinds when he lost the rest on a roller coaster of a hand against Scott Roberts.

Roberts opened for 13,000 before Pinto jammed for about 80,000. Roberts called and the cards were turned over.

Michael Pinto: AK
Scott Roberts: QQ

It was looking good for Pinto to double after he pulled out ahead with trips on the AA2 flop. Pinto was still ahead on 5 turn. However, the Q came raining down on the river to destroy the rest of Pinto’s stack.

Meanwhile, Roberts was north of half a million chips after the hand.

Scott Roberts – 525,000
Michael Pinto – 0

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