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Quick Triple Up for Jacky


A player who would only identify himself to us as "Jacky" has just tripled up after finding the card he needed at the last second.

Pre-flop, Jacky shoved his remaining stack of 5,600 in and was called by the player next to him. Action went all the way to the button, who declared he was all-in as well for 11,300! The big stacked player made the call and the cards were tabled:

Jacky: {a-}{k-}
Big stack: {j-}{j-}
Button: {k-}{k-}

It was looking grim for Jacky as he was up against two big pocket pairs. The flop of {8-Hearts}{2-Diamonds}{5-Hearts} didn't help either, leaving him with just two more chances to hit an ace.

The turn {7-Spades} didn't do it, but the {a-Spades} landed on the river to save Jacky and give him a big triple-up to over 18,000.