We walked over to Patrik Antonius's table and saw him heads up in a pot that already had 12,000 in the middle. The board read , and the small blind checked to Antonius, who bet out 5,500. He was called, and the river brought the . The small blind checked again, and as Antonius has been known to do, he sat motionless for about 90 seconds before reaching for his chips. He ended up putting together a bet of 7,500, and slid it into the middle. The small blind tanked for about two minutes, clearly pained by the decision, as the bet represented half his stack. He ended up making the call, and Antonius showed for the bottom straight. It was good enough to win, as his opponent mucked his hand, boosting Antonius back up over 80,000.
Antonius Finds Value On The River