Event #1: $500 Casino Employees No-Limit Hold'em

No Repeat for Pham...Gullickson on Fire

• Level 7: 300-600, 75 ante

We reported earlier that Pham was knocked down to 14,000, and now his run at defending his title has officially ended. We missed the action as Pham was getting up from his seat, but Robert Gullickson, the man who knocked him out, was kind enough to give us a brief recap of the hand. The two players got it all in on a {6-}{4-}{2-} flop with Gullickson holding {k-}{6-}, and Pham's hand wasn't able to improve by the river.

Since that KO, Gullickson has gone on to win five of the next six hands, including another knockout. A short stack and him got the money in preflop with Gullickson holding {a-Clubs}{j-Hearts} and his opponent showing {9-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}. The board ran out {q-Clubs}{3-Hearts}{a-Spades}{10-Clubs}{k-Clubs} and Gullickson collected the chips to boost his stack to around 46,000.

Tags: Hoai PhamRobert Gullickson