2013 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure

$100,000 Super High Roller

Katz's Nine Lives

Cary Katz moved all in for 710,000 on the button with {k-Hearts}{10-Hearts}, and Nick Schulman immediately called in the big blind with {a-Spades}{9-Diamonds}.

The flop fell {a-Clubs}{q-Clubs}{9-Spades}, giving Schulman two pair, but Katz had a straight draw. The turn was the {3-Spades} - no help to Katz - but the {j-Clubs} spiked on the river, giving him the straight!

Katz shot back in his chair at the sight of the card, and doubled to 1.5 million chips.

Nick Schulman 3,190,000 -740,000
Cary Katz 1,500,000 660,000

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Schulman Picks Up Aces

David "Doc" Sands opened for 130,00 on the button holding {7-Diamonds}{7-Hearts} only to have Nick Schulman three-bet to 385,000 from the small blind, which is where he picked up {A-Diamonds}{A-Clubs}. Scott Seiver thought long and hard before folding from the big blind, and then Sands tanked for several minutes before making the call.

The {5-Hearts}{K-Clubs}{9-Clubs} flop kept Schulman firmly in the lead, and he kept the pressure on with a bet of 440,000. Sands, who is known to take his time, thought for about 90 seconds before releasing his hand.

David Sands 7,180,000 -620,000
Nick Schulman 3,930,000 830,000
Scott Seiver 2,805,000 -525,000

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Schulman Turns a Ten

• Level 19: 30,000-60,000, 10,000 ante

Nick Schulman opened to 125,000 from under the gun with {a-Clubs}{10-Diamonds}, Scott Seiver called with {3-Hearts}{3-Spades} on the button, and David "Doc" Sands defended from the big blind with unknown holdings.

Shaun The Dealer fanned {9-Spades}{k-Clubs}{7-Hearts}, all three players checked, and the turn was the {10-Spades}. The action checked to Schulman, who fired 250,000, Seiver folded, and so too did Sands.

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Sands Hits A Queen

David "Doc" Sands opened for 130,000 with {Q-Hearts}{9-Diamonds} and received a call from Nick Schulman, who held {K-Hearts}{J-Hearts} on the button. Both players then checked the {8-Clubs}{Q-Spades}{5-Spades} flop, and then Sands led out for 230,000 on the {2-Hearts} turn. It proved enough to get the job done as Schulman sent his hand to the muck.

David Sands 7,800,000 630,000
Nick Schulman 3,100,000 -295,000

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Seiver Overy Schulman

Scott Seiver opened to 140,000 from under the gun with {4-Spades}{4-Diamonds}, Nick Schulman defended in the big blind with {a-Clubs}{q-Diamonds}, and the flop fell {6-Hearts}{3-Clubs}{3-Spades}. Schulman checked, Seiver fired 150,000, and Schulman check-raised to 345,000. Seiver called.

The turn was the {10-Clubs}, both players checked, and the {10-Diamonds} completed the board. The two checked again.

Seiver tabled his hand, and won the pot.

Nick Schulman 3,395,000 -515,000
Scott Seiver 3,330,000 495,000

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Katz Finds a Double

Cary Katz moved all in for 385,000 from first position with {q-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds}, and Scott Seiver called with {a-Hearts}{2-Spades} in the big blind.

The flop fell {3-Spades}{10-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds}, giving Katz a flush draw to go along with his outs to make a pair. The turn was another ten - the {10-Clubs} - and the {9-Hearts} completed the board, giving Katz a pair of nines.

He doubled to 840,000 chips, while Seiver slipped to 2.8 million.

David Sands 7,170,000 -190,000
Nick Schulman 3,910,000 270,000
Scott Seiver 2,835,000 -535,000
Cary Katz 840,000 395,000

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