Event #44: $2,500 Mixed Hold'em
Days:
123

Event Info

Prize Pool $1,166,100
Players 507

Kicker Problems

Limit

Danny Hannawa raised from the button and Gavin Smith made the call.

The flop came down {2-Clubs}{6-Hearts}{k-Diamonds}. Smith check-raised Hannawa, who made the call.

The turn brought the {10-Clubs} and Smith bet and was called by Hannawa.

The {j-Diamonds} fell on the river and both players checked. Smith tabled {a-}{8-} but it was no good as Hannawa showed {a-}{9-}.

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Soul Read

Shamus
You raise? I fold.
You raise? I fold.

Limit

Danny Hannawa raised from the button, and Smith folded. Hannawa showed his hand -- {A-}{A-}.

"Soul read!" came the call from the now heavily-packed bleachers. "He had me beat," Smith deadpanned.

Hannawa has chipped back to 1.57 million to Smith's 2.24 million.

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Hannawa Gets a Few Back

Shamus
Danny Hannawa
Danny Hannawa

Limit

Gavin Smith called from the button, and Danny Hannawa checked. Both checked the {7-Clubs}{10-Hearts}{k-Diamonds} flop. The turn brought the {10-Clubs} and a bet from Hannawa. Smith called.

The river was the {7-Spades}. Hannawa bet again, and Smith let it go.

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Tilt This

Limit

Gavin Smith called from the button and Danny Hannawa checked his option.

The flop came down {2-Spades}{5-Spades}{8-Spades} and both players checked to the {5-Clubs} turn. Smith bet and Hannawa raised it up. As Smith folded, Hannawa tabled king-high. Smith showed queen-high.

After Hannawa showed his hand Smith said, "Bullsh**, you thought you'd tilt me. Tilt this."

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Another Couple of Bets for Smith

Shamus
Gavin Smith
Gavin Smith

Limit

Danny Hannawa limped from the small blind/button, and Gavin Smith checked. Both checked the {7-Spades}{5-Spades}{6-Diamonds} flop and {A-Spades} turn.

The river was the {Q-Clubs}. Smith bet, and Hannawa tanked for about a minute before tossing out the call. Smith showed {Q-Spades}{8-Diamonds} and Hannawa {Q-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds}. Both had rivered a pair, but Smith's kicker gave him the pot.

Smith continues to chip away at Hannawa, and is now up over 2.8 million while Hannawa has slipped under 1 million.

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Here We Go

Shamus
WSOP Bracelet
WSOP Bracelet

Moving to limit now. With 60,000/120,000 stakes.

That no-limit round was good for Smith, not so good for Hannawa:

Gavin Smith -- 2.55 million
Danny Hannawa -- 1.216 million

Hannawa Takes it on the Flop

No-Limit

From the button, Danny Hannawa made it 110,000 and Gavin Smith made the call.

The flop came down {7-Diamonds}{8-Spades}{7-Spades}. Smith checked to Hannawa who bet 150,000. It was uncontested and Hannawa took the pot.

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Gavin Guesses Right

Shamus

No-Limit

Danny Hannawa limped in from the button, and Gavin Smith checked. The flop came {J-Hearts}{8-Clubs}{9-Spades}, and both checked. The turn was the {2-Spades}. Smith bet 135,000 this time, and Hannawa thought a beat before making the call.

The river brought the {Q-Hearts}. Smith checked quickly, and Hannawa gave him a quick look before tossing out a bet of 250,000. Smith leaned forward, elbow on the table, and after about twenty seconds of contemplation made the call.

Smith tabled {Q-Spades}{5-Spades} for queens, and Hannawa showed {A-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds}. Smith dragged the more than 800,000-chip pot.

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