Crippled Ivey Doubles
Level 5 : 500-1,000, 0 ante
We arrived to find a crippled Phil Ivey all in and at risk against Larry Wright. The players were on the second draw and Wright picked up one new card while Ivey took two.
"Whoa, made a hand," said Wright, standing pat. The nine-time WSOP bracelet winner, on the other hand, opted for two new cards.
Wright tabled his and Ivey showed that he kept . Ivey was drawing live to stay alive in the tournament. He quickly flipped up the , showing that he was presently drawing to a ninety-seven. He squeezed out the , making his ninety-seven and winning the hand. Unfortunately for Ivey, the pot was only 1,500 and he's still left with less than one big bet.