Hand #1- Joao Dorneles Neto raised it up to 51,000 in middle position, and he took down the blinds and antes.
Hand #2- Action folded to Neto, and again he raised it up to 51,000. Richard Dubini made the call next to act, as did Allan Vrooman. Fred Berger made it a four way pot from the big blind, and the flop came down . Berger checked to Neto, who fired out 127,000. Dubini folded, but Vrooman called. Berger also folded, and the hit the turn.
Neto decided to check this time, and Vrooman tossed 200,000 into the middle Neto tanked for over three minutes before pushing all in 550,000 total. Vrooman made the call, and the cards were tabled.
Neto was out in front and looking to dodge a spade or a nine, and he did just that, as the hit the river. Neto jumped up to 1.25 million after that hand, while Vrooman is now down to 1.3 million.