A player in middle position raised to 8,000, and James Calderaro called from the hijack seat. The flop came and the preflop raiser quickly bet 12,000. Calderaro wasted no time calling. The turn was the and again there came a quick bet from Calderaro's opponent, this time for 20,000. Once more, Calderaro immediately called.
The river brought the , and the pace slowed while the middle position considered what to do. Finally he bet 25,000, and Calderaro instantly called. "Ace," said Calderaro's opponent showing . Calderaro tabled for a straight, beating his opponent's pair and taking the pot.
Calderaro has had a productive evening, moving up to 280,000 as we near the end of play for Day 3.