Event #87: $5,000 8-Handed No-Limit Hold'em

Matusow Scores Double Elimination with Aces

will_shill • Level 20: Blinds 10,000-20,000, 20,000 ante
Mike Matusow

Mike Matusow was getting to his feet and celebrating a near triple-up after eliminating both Kane Kalas and Joseph Cheong in the same hand.

"Nothing better than having two all-ins in front of you and having these babies," he said, holding up {a-Hearts}{a-Spades}

Cheong held {9-Clubs}{8-Clubs} and Kalas {k-Clubs}{q-Clubs} on the {7-Hearts}{5-Diamonds}{3-Hearts}{4-Diamonds}{2-Spades} runout giving Matusow a straight and eliminating both opponents.

Player Chips Progress
Mike Matusow us
Mike Matusow
us 800,000 364,000
Kane Kalas us
Kane Kalas
us Busted
Joseph Cheong us
Joseph Cheong
us Busted

Tags: Joseph CheongKane KalasMike Matusow