Event #13: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout

Poker Can Be a Brutal Game

• Level 9: 600-1,200, 200 ante

In the last hour, Sam Simon had his opponent, Micahel Capener, drawing slim going into the river three times, and all three times, Capener got there. On the last hand of the night, the two players got the money in on a flop of {4-Spades}{j-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds}. Simon had flopped top pair with {j-}{2-} but was drawing dead against Capener, who showed {j-Spades}{j-Clubs}. The meaningless turn and river came the {2-Spades} and {q-Diamonds}, and Simon was eliminated in the second to last match of the night.

Tags: Sam SimonMichael Capener