$2,500 Championship Event

O'Brien Hits a Straight

donpeters • Level 15: 1,500-3,000, 500 ante
Dan O'Brien

Mark Herm raised from middle position to 8,500, Tom Middleton called from the button, and Dan O'Brien called out of the big blind. The flop came down {A-Hearts}{K-Diamonds}{J-Clubs}, and action was checked around. The turn was the {7-Hearts}, and O'Brien led with a bet of 19,000. Herm folded, and Middleton called.

The river was the {Q-Clubs}, and O'Brien checked after a little bit of thought. Middleton checked behind, and O'Brien showed the {10-Clubs}{8-Diamonds} to win the pot. Middleton mucked.

Player Chips Progress
Tom Middleton gb
Tom Middleton
gb 350,000 30,000
Mark Herm us
Mark Herm
us 340,000 35,000
Dan O'Brien us
Dan O'Brien
us 130,000 30,000

Tags: Dan O'BrienTom MiddletonMark Herm