Event #17: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout

Johnson Doubles Through Maher

SandraBarbour • Level 26: 10,000-20,000, 20,000 ante

Jason Johnson raised to 50,000 on the button. Marko Maher, in the big blind, called.

The dealer fanned a flop of {k-Spades}{5-Spades}{3-Hearts} that was checked through to the {4-Clubs} turn. Maher checked. Johnson bet 60,000. Maher called.

The river brought the {2-Diamonds}. Maher moved all in for about 1,300,000. Johnson snap-called for less, putting at risk 685,000. Maher tabled {a-Clubs}{4-Diamonds} for a wheel but that wasn't good enough as Johnson revealed {8-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds} for a six-high straight to claim the pot.

Player Chips Progress
Jason Johnson us
Jason Johnson
us 1,600,000 300,000
Marko Maher si
Marko Maher
si 620,000 -282,000

Tags: Jason JohnsonMarko Maher