Event #65: $10,000 Main Event

Hand #199: Stephensen Doubles Through van Hoof

donpeters • Level 39: 500,000-1,000,000, 150,000 ante
Felix Stephensen doubles up vs Jorryt van Hoof

Billy Pappas had the button to start this hand, and he raised to 2.25 million. Felix Stephensen reraised all in from the small blind for 20.8 million, and Jorryt van Hoof received a count and tanked from the big blind. Eventually, Van Hoof reraised all in, and Pappas folded.

Stephensen turned up the {A-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds}, and van Hoof had the {J-Diamonds}{J-Clubs}.

The flop came down {A-Hearts}{6-Spades}{5-Clubs} to give Stephensen the lead with a pair of aces. The turn brought the {10-Spades}, and the river completed the board with the {7-Spades}. Stephensen successfully doubled up, and van Hoof dropped back to just over 85 million.

Tags: Billy PappasFelix StephensenJorryt van Hoof