Event 21 Flight A: Walter Bravo Fades Two Flush Draws to Double Up in Back-to-Back Hands

$600 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 14:  1,500/3,000 with a 3,000 ante
Flight A Players Remaining:  85 of 497

Walter Bravo
Walter Bravo

After a flop of Kh5h4d, Walter Bravo got it all in from the cutoff for 14,000 with AcKc (pair of kings), and needed it to hold to stay alive against the Qh9h (heart flush draw) of the player in the hijack.

The turn card was the Jc, the river card was the 5d, and Bravo won the pot with two pair, kings and fives, to double up in chips.

Walter Bravo  –  55,000  (18 bb)

The next hand, Bravo raised from the hijack to 8,000, and the big blind called.

The flop came QhQd8d, the big blind checked, Bravo bet 6,000, and the big blind check-raised to 22,000. Bravo thought for a bit before he said, “If you have it, you have it,” and Bravo three-bet all in for 47,000.

The big blind called and said, “I don’t have it,” as he showed 7d5d for a diamond flush draw. Bravo turned over JsJh for two pair, and he needed it to hold to stay alive.

The turn card was the 8s, the river card was the Ks, and Bravo won the pot with his two pair, queens and jacks, to double up in chips for the second hand in a row.

Walter Bravo  –  114,500  (38 bb)

With about 85 players remaining from a flight of 497, the average chip stack is around 117,000 (39 big blinds). Action will continue until the field is down to 50 players, and everyone who bags chips for Day 2 will finish in the money.