2013 PokerStars.com EPT London

£5,250 Main Event
Days: 2

Smith Cracks Juanda's Aces in 320K Pot

Level 12 : 800-1,600, 200 ante
John Juanda (Day 1b) - Eliminated in 320K pot
John Juanda (Day 1b) - Eliminated in 320K pot

According to a German colleague of ours, Dan Smith just won a 320,000-chip all-in pot against John Juanda.

We are unsure of the exact action - one of our reporters has watched Juanda fold to more than one three-bet from Smith - but the two engaged in a preflop raising war. Eventually, Juanda was all in and at risk for around 150,000 with {a-Spades}{a-Diamonds}, and in great shape to double through Smith who had {3-Clubs}{3-Hearts}.

The {10-Diamonds}{8-Clubs}{10-Hearts} flop was clean, and so too was the {7-Clubs} on the turn, but the {3-Diamonds} spiked on the river to give Smith threes full of tens.

"Sorry," Smith said to Juanda more than once.

The man they call "King Dan" now appears to be our chip leader thanks to the fortuitious two-outer, while Juanda is eliminated.

Juanda tweeted the following after the hand:

John JuandaAll-in preflop for 320k pot w/ AA vs 33. Flop T88...7...3. So for first time I have a losing trip in London. Still love the city though!:)
Player Chips Progress
Dan Smith us
Dan Smith
300,000 165,000
John Juanda id
John Juanda
Poker Hall of Famer
EPT 1X Winner

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