“Mad” Marvin Rettenmaier, the PartyPoker sponsored pro, has just been eliminated in sixth place, a finish worth three points to the German.
Rettenmaier’s exit hand was, as the online poker kids say, “standard” and saw Rettenmaier open-shove for 189,000 with with blinds at 8,000/16,000/2,000a. Sam Trickett had been dealt and he made one of the easier calls of his illustrious career.
“I have jacks,” said Trickett as the duo revealed their cards for the cameras.
The dealer burned a card before fanning out the flop, which drew a few oohs and ahhs from the rest of the table as both players could not split with a straight. The turn built the excitement further because Rettenmaier held the and could now win with a heart flush.
It was not meant to be though, because the river was the and that meant Rettnmaier’s heat was over. He’ll be back tomorrow for his fourth and final heat.
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