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Haxton Hits Straight Flush; Jumps Into Chip Lead

Simone Petrini raised to 16,000 from under the gun and it folded around to Isaac Haxton on the button. Haxton pushed out a three-bet to 40,000 and it went back to Petrini who called.

The two saw a spade-friendly flop - {9-Spades}{7-Spades}{6-Spades}. Petrini wasted no time with a bet of 45,000 and Haxton called. The {8-Spades} rolled off on the turn, putting four connecting spades on the board.

Petrini slowed down with a check and Haxton moved 85,000 into the middle. Petrini sat thinking for about ninety seconds before announcing that he was all in.

"I call I have a straight flush!" Haxton said in one breath. He rolled over {J-Clubs}{10-Spades} for the nuts.

Petrini showed {9-Hearts}{9-Clubs} for top set on the flop and shook his head at his misfortune. The {J-Spades} completed the board and Haxton was able to scoop a pot that boosts him into the chip lead.

Player Chips Progress
Isaac Haxton us
Isaac Haxton
partypoker Ambassador
us 895,000 157,000
Simone Petrini
Simone Petrini
Busted

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