Event #56: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em

Hands #183-186: Both Players Going For It

Yardley • Level 31: 60,000-120,000, 15,000 ante

Hand #183: Mike Kachan limped and Jeff Blenkarn checked. The flop was {2-Spades}{k-Spades}{9-Spades}. A bet of 150,000 from Kacham took it down.

Hand #184: Blenkarn raised to 240,000, Kachan made it 510,000 and Blenkarn moved all in. Kachan laid it down.

Hand #185: Kachan opened to 300,000 and Blenkarn moved all in. Kachan folded.

Hand #186: Blenkarn opened to 240,000 and Kachan called. The flop was {10-Diamonds}{9-Hearts}{10-Clubs} and a 125,000 bet from Kachan was called. The turn was the {8-Hearts} and Kachan fired again for 175,000. The river was the {7-Hearts}. Kachan checked and Blenkarn showed {a-}{q-} and the {7-}{5-} of Kachan was good for the one pair on the river.