$100 + $25 No Limit Hold’Em Deep Stack
Blinds 200/400 Ante 50
We’re only 3 hours in thus far and we’ve already lost nearly half the players as only 126 of the original 239 remain. It’s easy to see why when you see some of the hands that are taking place. At one table, kings bested queens for a 70K pot. Right in front of me, pocket 6’s cracked aces when quads were flopped and the aces could not get away from their hand. Short stacks are also putting in their chips, hoping to win a race, like one gentleman just did with pocket 8’s against A-J. The snowmen held and the short stack doubled up to just over the starting stack of 10K.
And just moments ago, on a flop, three players got all their chips in. A short stack had nothing but . The second shortest stack held for top pair. The biggest stack in the hand had flopped a set with pocket 8’s. The turn was the . The river was the giving the gentleman with a flush and the winning hand. “Flush?” the player who flopped the set said, a look of disbelief over his face. He slammed his headset down on the table. “F***ing unbelievable,” he muttered. He’s still glaring and muttering at his opponent nearly five minutes later.