Event #16: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em

Paul Hoefer Wins Nice Pot Off Robert Nguyen

[user38334] • Level 23: 12,000-24,000, 3,000 ante

Robert Nguyen raised to 50,000 from the button and Paul Hoefer three-bet to 140,000. Nguyen made the call and the flop came {7-Hearts}{6-Clubs}{8-Hearts}. Both players slowly checked. The turn brought the {6-Hearts} and both players slowly checked again.

The river card was the {4-Hearts} and Paul Hoefer went into the tank. He stayed in the tank for quite some time before sliding out a bet of 165,000. Robert Nguyen snap called and Hoefer opened {a-Hearts}{a-Clubs} for an Ace high flush. Nguyen mucked his hand, stating he had the {k-Hearts}

Player Chips Progress
Paul Hoefer de
Paul Hoefer
de 880,000 380,000
Robert Nguyen us
Robert Nguyen
us 775,000 -325,000