Saturday, May 21, 2011

"High Stakes Poker"- THE END?

OPENING CASH COUNT:

1. Phil Galfond- $342,700
2. Johnny Chan- $299,100
3. Eric Boneta- $237,800
4. Phil Laak- $222,300
5. Barry Greenstein- $198K
6. Daniel Negreanu- $194.5K
7. Bill Klein- $476,100
8. Doyle Brunson- $95,300

1.

Galfond: (AD)(QC)
Greenstein: (KH)(5H)
Chan: (JS)(10D)

POT: $27,800
THE FLOP: (3D)(6H)(3C)- DUD
TURN: KING OF SPADES
RIVER: 3 OF HEARTS- BARRY WINS $57,800 POT W/ A LATE $30K BET

2.

Galfond: (KH)(4H)
Chan: (KC)(QS)

POT: $32,800
THE FLOP: (10S)(QH)(8S)
TURN ($27K added to pot): 5 OF SPADES (Spade Flush Draw Alert)
RIVER ($72K added to pot): JACK OF CLUBS- JOHNNY WINS $131,800 POT

3.

Boneta: (8C)(7C)
Galfond: (AH)(JC)
Chan: (KD)(QS)

POT: $32,100
THE FLOP: (4S)(6C)(KS)

Galfond folds thanks to Johnny's $57K raise; Johnny's got top pair while Eric's got a gutshot straight draw.

TURN: 2 OF HEARTS- JOHNNY WINS A $233,100 BANK!

4.

Klein: (QD)(9D)
Brunson: (JD)(10D)
Laak: RED FOURS
Chan: (KH)(9H)

POT: $14K
THE FLOP: (5C)(2S)(KD)- JOHNNY WINS ANOTHER $21K

Doyle's the subject of tonight's "High Stakes Legends" segment!

5.

Boneta: (AS)(10S)
Galfond: BLACK DEUCES

POT: $37K
THE FLOP: (9H)(3H)(QS)- DUD
TURN ($60K addition): 8 OF DIAMONDS

Eric then goes ALL-IN...& WINS 220 grand!

6.

Chan: (AD)(JS)
Laak: DOUBLE SEVENS (Spades & Diamonds)
Negreanu: (8C)(6C)

POT: $8,300
THE FLOP: (AH)(QS)(7C)
TURN: JACK OF DIAMONDS- DANIEL FOLDS
RIVER: ACE OF CLUBS- JOHNNY TAKES DOWN $85,100 POT W/ A FULL HOUSE!

7.

Chan: DOUBLE ACES (Diamonds & Spades)
Laak: DOUBLE THREES (Hearts & Spades)
Boneta: (KS)(QS)

POT: $101,800
THE FLOP: (2H)(5D)(6C)

Immediately following a $45K Johnny bet is Eric's second ALL-IN call of the night, this time via a raise to $207,300...& Johnny makes the continuation call! This hand will be ran three times.

FINAL POT TOTAL: $516,400

Round 1:

TURN: 8 OF SPADES
RIVER: 2 OF DIAMONDS

Round 2:

TURN: QUEEN OF CLUBS
RIVER: 8 OF DIAMONDS

Round 3:

TURN: QUEEN OF HEARTS
RIVER: 7 OF HEARTS- JOHNNY SWEEP!!!

Final 30 Seconds w/ Kara Scott Topic: Personal-worst poker tilt sessions

8.

Laak: RED SEVENS
Greenstein: DOUBLE EIGHTS (Spades & Diamonds)

POT: $13,800
THE FLOP: TRIPLE JACKS (Spades, Diamonds & Hearts)- DOUBLE FULL HOUSE ALERT!!!!!

Unfortunately, Barry only wins a $20,800 pot despite all that.

9.

Boneta: TWO 10s (Spades & Hearts)
Brunson (ALL-IN via raise): (AC)(KS)

This is a two-round hand.

TOTAL POT: $148,800

Round 1:

THE FLOP: (2D)(10C)(10D)- ERIC CLINCHES THIS ROUND W/ FOUR 10s!!!
TURN: 7 OF HEARTS
RIVER: ACE OF HEARTS

Round 2:

THE FLOP: (4H)(QC)(6C)
TURN: 8 OF SPADES
RIVER: 4 OF DIAMONDS- ERIC KEEPS WHOLE POT!

LAST CASH COUNT:

1. Johnny- $794,900
2. Barry- $221,400
3. Phil G. (his $200K buy-in's doubled)- $405,600
4. Daniel- $169,300
5. Bill- $451K
6. Phil L.- $145,600
7. Eric (his buy-in's increased to $500K)- $376,400
8. Doyle- $201,600

10.

Chan: (KD)(10S)
Laak: (JD)(9D)
Greenstein: (AS)(QD)
Boneta: (7D)(5H)

POT: $22,400
THE FLOP: (9H)(6C)(8D)- INSTANT ERIC STRAIGHT!
TURN: 10 OF DIAMONDS (Diamond Straight Flush Draw Alert for Laak!)- BARRY & JOHNNY FOLD
RIVER: 4 OF SPADES- ERIC HANGS ON FOR $62,400 POT

11.

Boneta: (AC)(10D)
Negreanu: (QH)(JD)
Chan: BLACK JACKS

POT: $18,200
THE FLOP: (9D)(5S)(10C)(Open-Ended Straight Draw Alert for Daniel)

After Eric's raise to $67K & Johnny's subsequent fold, Daniel re-raises to ALL-IN &...Eric makes the continuation call! We've got yet another two-round hand on the possible grand finale.

FINAL POT TOTAL: $360,800

Round 1:

TURN: 5 OF DIAMONDS
RIVER: JACK OF HEARTS- DANIEL WINS THIS ROUND

Round 2:

TURN: 6 OF CLUBS
RIVER: QUEEN OF CLUBS- DANIEL WINS WHOLE POT!

Mr. Brunson has left the building.

After Laak BLITZES a $35,200 pot, here's what may be the last televised hand ever on this program:

Galfond: DOUBLE QUEENS (Diamonds & Clubs)
Greenstein: (KC)(10C)

POT: $7,600
THE FLOP: (6H)(9S)(8S)
TURN ($9K added): 2 OF CLUBS- DUD
RIVER (Pot: $42,600): JACK OF CLUBS- BARRY BLUFFS OUT GALFOND W/ A $40K BET & STEALS THE $82,600 POT

Not only has Daniel FINALLY ended his losing streak on this show, Johnny leaves w/ over $600K!

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