In the exciting last hand of the PokerStars.es European Poker Tour Barcelona Main Event, the final two players — Sebastian Malec and Uri Reichenstein — were nearly even in chips when a turn card simultaneously gave Malec a flush and Reichenstein a straight.
Both suddenly held especially strong hands for heads-up, and on the river all the chips ended up going in the middle to ensure Malec a victory. For both to make such strong hands was a bit out of the ordinary, but after more than 130 hands between them not necessarily statistically improbable.
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