Event 20: James Scott Doubles Thru Frankie Flowers to Cross the One-Million Mark

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 21: 8,000/16,000 with a 16,000 ante
Players Remaining: 24 of 507

James Scott Doubles Thru Frankie Flowers
James Scott (right) Doubles Thru Frankie Flowers (left)

With the board showing 10h9h2s5s on the turn and more than 350K already in the pot, Frankie Flowers checked the big blind, and James Scott moved all in under the gun for 368,000.

Flowers went into the tank for a long time, eventually saying, “I was trying to envision if this was cash, if I’d put it all in. And I would.”

Then, as he studied his opponent, Frankie said, “Why would you do this? Why would you go all in?” Then, a few moments later, he added, “One of us is gonna win this tournament.”

Flowers eventually called, and Scott showed KdKc for an overpair. Flowers turned over 8h7h for an open-ended straight-flush draw, and he had the full 15 outs he was hoping for.

The river card was the Ac, and the pocket kings held up for Scott to win the pot and double up to more than a million in chips.

James Scott  –  1,090,000  (68 bb)
Frankie Flowers  –  150,000  (9 bb)

Nathan Grow has been MIA for quite a while, and he had plenty of chips to weather an extended break, but he’s back in his seat now with about 600K.

Nathan Grow  –  600,000  (38 bb)

Update: In the 15 minutes since he lost that big all-in against James Scott, Flowers has more than quadrupled his chip stack to 665,000.

Frankie Flowers  –  665,000  (42 bb)