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2009 WSOP Main Event - The Final Table

November Nine Final Table

Hand #298 - Joe Cada

Joe Cada has the button. He raises to 2.5 million, and Moon flicks in the call. The flop comes {A-Spades} {A-Clubs} {4-Diamonds}, and Moon taps the table. Cada bets 2.5 million, and Moon grabs raising chips. He makes it 7.5 million total, and Cada stares down at his chips. He doesn't seem to like it, but he lets his cards go into the muck, and Moon takes the pot.

Moon - 90,150,000
Cada - 104,650,000

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Hand #296 - Darvin Moon

Joe Cada has the button. Not changing his method now, Cada makes his default raise to 2.5 million again. Moon decides to three-bet this time, and he puts out 5.5 million total. Cada can't continue, and he folds.

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Hand #294 - Darvin Moon

Joe Cada has the button. He wants to play for 2.5 million, and Moon obliges him. The flop comes {10-Hearts} {K-Diamonds} {6-Spades} and Moon checks. Three million chips come from Cada's end of the table, and Moon announces a raise. He makes the minimum raise to 6 million, and Cada quickly folds his hand.

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Hand #293 - Cada Wins with Big River Bet

Darvin Moon has the button. He raises to 3.0 million. Joe Cada puts in the chips for the call. The flop comes down {J-Clubs} {4-Hearts} {2-Diamonds}. Cada checks and Moon fires 4.0 million. Cada slides in the call.

The turn brings the {Q-Hearts}. Cada checks again to Moon. Moon doesn't slow down, firing 6.0 million. Cada takes his time counting out a raise. He makes it 16.75 million total. Moon reaches for some of his own chips and makes the call, creating another massive pot between the two.

The river is {5-Clubs}. Cada is first to act and fires 35 million! Moon immediately leans back in his chair, drawn back by the amount. He then leans back forward and begins counting his own stack and studying Cada. Moon makes the fold after some time in the tank and Cada is pushed the pot.

Cada retakes the lead with 120.6 million and Moon drops to 72.2 million.

Hand #292 - Joe Cada

Joe Cada has the button. He raises to 2.5 million, and Moon calls. The flop shows up {10-Hearts} {9-Diamonds} {6-Clubs}. Moon checks, and Cada checks back. The turn is the {8-Hearts}, and Moon's second check signals Cada's turn to bet 3.5 million. He does so, and he wins the pot.

During the hand, four of Cada's friends were standing along the rail of the upper balcony, shirts off, with one letter of C-A-D-A painted on each of their chests in bright blue and yellow paint. Right about the time announcer Jack Effel noticed them, security made them put their shirts back on. No shirt, no shoes, no poker here inside the theater.

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Hand #291 - Joe Cada

Darvin Moon has the button. He raises to 3.0 million. Joe Cada makes the call.

The flop comes down {Q-Clubs} {J-Spades} {7-Diamonds}. Both players check and the turn brings the {10-Hearts}. Both players check again.

{5-Hearts} hits the felt on the river and Cada bets 1.75 million and Moon calls. Moon shows a pair of eights and Cada a pair of tens. Cada takes down the pot.

Hand #290 - Darvin Moon

Joe Cada has the button. No surprise here, he raises to 2.5 million. Moon calls again, and the flop is {A-Diamonds} {A-Hearts} {6-Clubs}. Moon stacks out 2.5 million and his bet is enough to fold Cada.

"Logger! Logger! Logger!" come the chants from his side of the crowd.
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