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

Straight for Johnson

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

Marko Maher raised to 60,000 on the button. Jason Johnson, in the big blind, called.

The flop fell {q-Hearts}{j-Hearts}{9-Hearts} and was checked through to the {10-Spades} turn and to the {8-Diamonds} river. Johnson bet 75,000. Maher called with the straight on board. Johnson showed {k-Hearts}{4-Spades} for a higher straight and Maher mucked.

Player Chips Progress
Jason Johnson us
Jason Johnson
us 1,400,000 -200,000
Marko Maher si
Marko Maher
si 850,000 230,000

Tags: Jason JohnsonMarko Maher