Event #57: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em Championship

It Happens Live, Too


People talk about set-up hands, "cooler" hands, and "internet flops". But all of those types of hands and flop happen live, too. The most recent example occurred at Juha Helppi's table. Helppi, Derek Gibb an Niklas Toorell were involved in a three-way pre-flop all-in situation. Helppi showed {k-Spades}{k-Clubs}, Toorell showed {q-Spades}{q-Hearts}, and Gibb showed {j-Spades}{j-Diamonds}. The board blanked out eight-high, and because of the various stack sizes involved, it turned out no player was eliminated. After the hand Helppi was up to 1.6 million, Toorell was basically level at 860,000, and Gibb fell to 250,000.

Tags: Juha HelppiDerek GibbNiklas Toorell