Bartolomeo Tato may have recently been in the danger zone, but after a double up and more, he's now soaring with Maverick and Goose in the chip counts.
Alejandro Lococo opened the action with a raise to 1.25 million in early position, which was called in middle position by Alexandre Reard. Tato then moved all-in from the cutoff for 5.7 million.
From there, Yann Nasser went deep into the tank for over three minutes before folding, later saying he folded . Action folded back to Lococo who thought briefly, then folded what he later said was . Reard then snap-called and flipped over his hand to put Tato at risk.
The flop brought Tato some help, and if Lococo's claim of folding queen-jack was true, the case fell on the turn to give Tato a stranglehold on the hand. The fell on the river to lock it up for Tato who earned a huge boost to his stack, while Reard is now on one of the short stacks.