Event 5: David Shmuel Three-Quarters a Large Pot Against Jay Kerbel

$400 Limit Omaha 8 (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 24:  30,000/60,000 Limits
Players Remaining:  2 of 129

David Shmuel
David Shmuel

In the first hand of Level 24, David Shmuel raised to 60,000, Jay Kerbel reraised to 90,000, and Shmuel called.

The flop came 9c5c3c, Kerbel bet 30,000, and Shmuel called.

The turn card was the Ah, Kerbel bet 60,000, Shmuel raised to 120,000, and Kerbel called.

The river card was the 6h, Kerbel checked, Shmuel bet 60,000, and Kerbel called.

David Shmuel:  Kc8d7h6c  (king-high flush, 7-6 low)
Jay Kerbel:  AsJc7cJs  (jack-high flush, 7-6 low)

Both players flopped high flushes, though Shmuel took the high side of the pot with his king-high flush. They also made identical 7-6 lows to chop the low side, giving Shmuel 3/4 of a sizable pot to increase his lead.

David Shmuel  –  1,260,000  (21 BB)
Jay Kerbel  –  285,000  (5 BB)

And here are the payouts they’re playing for:

1st:  $12,025 + LHPO trophy
2nd:  $7,725