Main Event: Scott Caracciolo and John Racener Battle into Break

Winter Poker Open Main Event
$1,650 Buy-In, $500,000 Guaranteed
Level 27: 25,000/50,000/5,000 | Payouts
Players Remaining: 8/671

John Racener raised to 125,000 from late position. Joseph Skarzynski called from the button and short stack Scott Caracciolo followed along from the small blind.

Flop: ac9d8s — All three players checked

Turn: ac9d8std — Caracciolo open-shoved for 740,000. It was on Racener and he called. Skarzynski folded and Caracciolo was at risk, but ahead.

Caracciolo: astc for aces up
Racener: ah4h for a pair of aces

River: ac9d8std3h

Caracciolo doubled through Racener and the table headed on break.

Scott Caracciolo – 1,900,000
John Racener – 1,925,000