2013 World Series of Poker

Event #62: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em Main Event

Somar Al-Darwich Doubles Through Mark Kroon To Take Chip Lead

Level 12 : 1,000-2,000, 300 ante
Somar Al-Darwich
Somar Al-Darwich

As relayed to us, Somar Al-Darwich opened to 4,500 from early position and Matt Affleck called from the next seat over. Mark Kroon called from the small blind and the flop came down {A-Hearts}{5-Hearts}{6-Diamonds}.

Kroon checked to Al-Darwich who bet, Affleck folded, and Kroon came along to see the {7-Clubs} turn where he check-called another bet, The river fell the {10-Spades} and Kroon checked to Al-Darwich again who bet about 20,000. Kroon raised to 51,800. Somar Al-Darwich reraised to 167,500 and after a few moments, Kroon reraised to 311,800. Darwich went all in for 339,500 and after Kroon asked for a count of how much more it was to call (28,700), he called.

Al-Darwich tabled {9-Hearts}{8-Hearts} for the nuts, Kroon mucked, and Al-Darwich won the biggest pot of the Main Event thus far.

Player Chips Progress
Somar Al-Darwich de
Somar Al-Darwich
769,200 389,200
Mark Kroon us
Mark Kroon
290,000 -425,000

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