Over on the Main Feature table, most of the fans are pulling for Mike "The Mouth" Matusow, but a few self-proclaimed "random fans" are pulling for Mr. Marcelo Barchi.
"He blows us kisses," one girl told us. "So far I like him."
Barchi gave his fans a reason to cheer recently, when he doubled through Josh Ladines. Mike Matusow opened opened to 10,500 from early position, Barchi called on the button, and Lardines called out of the small blind. The flop fell , and Lardines led for 1,750. Matusow called, Barchi raised to 4,000, Lardines called, and Matusow tank-folded.
The turn was the . Lardines checked, and Barchi confidently flipped to orange T5,000 chips in the middle. Lardines raised enough to put Barchi all in, and Barchi waved to his fans before slam-dunking his chips in the middle.
Barchi needed to fade a ten, and successfully did so when the hit the river, doubling him to 64,600 chips.