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SCOOP-120-H: $2,100 NLHE [Sunday Warm-Up SE], $500K Gtd.)

O'Dwyer Running Away with the Lead

tayke2 • Level 19: 7,000-14,000, 1,750 ante

Steve "Mr. Tim Caum" O'Dwyer was already the chip leader when he won this massive pot to bust "shermdog50." First, O'Dwyer raised to 33,600, and "shermdog50" three bet to 154,000. O'Dwyer called, and the flop came down {9-Diamonds}{j-Clubs}{q-Hearts}. "shermdog50." checked to O'Dwyer, who bet 82,250. "shermdog50" called, and the {5-Hearts} hit the turn. "shermdog50." check called another bet of 123,375, and the {3-Clubs} completed the board.

A third check from "shermdog50" saw O'Dwyer move all in for 535,000 effective, and "shermdog50." made the call with {k-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds}. O"Dwyer tables {10-Hearts}{8-Hearts} for a flopped straight, and he scooped one of the biggest pots of the tournament to take a huge lead with 70 players left.

Player Chips Progress
Steve "Mr. Tim Caum" O'Dwyer ie
Steve "Mr. Tim Caum" O'Dwyer
ie 2,669,081 1,927,677
shermdog50 ca
ca Busted