Event #7: $2,500 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball

Chainsaw Runs Out of Gas

Allen Kessler

From under the gun, Allen Kessler raised. Raphael Zimmerman reraised from middle position and Kessler called. On the first draw, Kessler drew two and Zimmerman drew one. Kessler then bet and Zimmerman called.

For the second draw, Kessler and Zimmerman both took a single card. After, they both checked and action moved to the third draw. There Kessler took one card while Zimmerman stood pad. Kessler bet and was all in. Zimmerman made the call.

Kessler had a queen low and Zimmerman had a {9-}{7-}{4-}{3-}{2-}. Losing that pot cost Kessler his tournament life and he went home in 17th place. Zimmerman boomed to a bigger lead and now has 345,000 chips.

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