2022 888poker XL Winter Series
Event #53: $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller

Lau Shoves the First Hand

ajlamers • Level 21: 15,000-30,000, 30,000 ante

John Beauprez opened to 60,000 on the button and Matthew Wantman called from the small blind. Ka Kwan Lau re-raised to 240,000 from the big blind which put Beauprez in the tank. Over a minute passed and Beauprez finally folded but Wantman called.

The flop came {6-Hearts}{5-Hearts}{3-Hearts} and Wantman checked to Lau who shoved all in for just over 200,000. Wantman instantly mucked and Lau scooped the first pot.

Player Chips Progress
Ka Kwan Lau hk
Ka Kwan Lau
hk 810,000 285,000
Matthew Wantman us
Matthew Wantman
us 745,000 -240,000

Tags: John BeauprezKa Kwan LauMatthew Wantman