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"It was a tough field, the whole tournament, all the way to the final table...I always had a decent stack. The ace-king versus kings -- I didn't feel too good about that, but it worked out," he said to ESPN's Norman Chad in his post-victory interview.
"Do you feel guilty at all about beating Andy Bloch heads-up on his birthday?" queried Chad.
"Not at all," said Medic with a sly smile as he picked up a brick of cash and smiled for the throng of photographers.
Nenad Medic Wins Event #1 ($10,000 World Championship Pot-Limit Hold'em), Andy Bloch Eliminated in 2nd Place ($488,048)
Nenad Medic has the button. He calls, Bloch raises to 300,000, and Medic calls. The flop is . Bloch bets 500,000, Medic re-pots, and Bloch calls all in.
It's the overpair against the monster draw as we go to the turn. It's the and Medic makes his flush, but Bloch has a higher flush draw, holding the .
But it is not to be for Bloch tonight. The river is the , and Nenad Medic wins Event #1, the $10,000 Pot-Limit Hold'em World Championship, capturing his first bracelet and $794,112! Andy Bloch is our runner-up and earns $488,048 for his finish.
Andy Bloch 1,240,000
The flop is and Bloch takes the lead with a pair of queens. The turn is the , the river is the , and Bloch gets a much-needed double-up to 1,240,000.
The crowd immediately begins serenading him again with "Happy Birthday" as he rakes in the pot.