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2012 World Series of Poker › Event 6: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em Mixed-Max

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Cheong Wins Another

Posted 2012-06-04 GMT-7

Aubin Cazals had the button, and raised to 30,000. Joseph Cheong called. The flop fell {a-Diamonds}{8-Spades}{7-Clubs}, and Cheong check-called 35,000 from Cazals. Both players checked after the {4-Hearts} turned, and the {6-Clubs} completed the board. Cheong led out for 78,000, and Cazals released.

Chip Counts
Aubin Cazals 3,520,000 -70,000 neg
Joseph Cheong 2,610,000 70,000 pos

Level 22 started

Level:
22
Blinds:
6000/12000
Ante:
2000

Chips for Cheong

Posted 2012-06-04 GMT-7

Aubin Cazals had the button, and opened to 25,000. Joseph Cheong called, and the flop fell {j-Hearts}{j-Clubs}{6-Hearts}. Cheong check-called a 30,000-chip bet, and the turn brought the {2-Diamonds}. Both players checked. The {7-Clubs} completed the board, and Cheong led out for 90,000. Cazals called.

Cheong tabled {7-Hearts}{3-Hearts} for a pair of sevens, Cazals mucked, and Cheong raked in the pot.

Chip Counts
Aubin Cazals 3,590,000 -190,000 neg
Joseph Cheong 2,540,000 190,000 pos

Five of Six for Cheong

Posted 2012-06-04 GMT-7

Cheong has won five of the six last pots, but they've all been fairly small, and Cazals is still comfortably ahead.

Chip Counts
Aubin Cazals 3,780,000 -90,000 neg
Joseph Cheong 2,350,000 90,000 pos

Two Pair for Cazals

Posted 2012-06-04 GMT-7

Joseph Cheong had the button and raised to 25,000. Aubin Cazals called out of the big blind, and the flop fell {q-Clubs}{10-Hearts}{3-Clubs}. Cazals check-called 33,000 from Cheong, and the turn brought the {q-Diamonds}. Both players checked.

The river was the {2-Spades}, and Cazals led for 65,000. Cheong called, then mucked when Cazals tabled {j-Hearts}{3-Hearts} for queens and threes.

Chip Counts
Aubin Cazals 3,870,000 80,000 pos
Joseph Cheong 2,260,000 -80,000 neg

Cazals Extends Lead

Posted 2012-06-04 GMT-7
Aubin Cazals has more than a 1.4 million-chip advantage.
Aubin Cazals has more than a 1.4 million-chip advantage.

Joseph Cheong had the button and opened to 25,000. Aubin Cazals three-bet to 75,000, and Cazals called. The dealer fanned {a-Spades}{7-Diamonds}{10-Clubs}, and Cazals led for 90,000. Cheong called.

Both players knuckled after the {k-Diamonds} turned, and the {2-Clubs} completed the board. Cazals led out for 165,000, and Cheong reluctantly called. Cazals tabled {8-Clubs}{8-Hearts} for a pair of eights, and Cheong mucked his hand.

Chip Counts
Aubin Cazals 3,790,000 270,000 pos
Joseph Cheong 2,340,000 -270,000 neg

David Wins One

Posted 2012-06-04 GMT-7

Aubin Cazals had the button, and opened to 25,000. Joseph Cheong defended, and the flop was {k-Spades}{6-Spades}{2-Hearts}. Cheong check-called 30,000 from Cazals, and the turn was another deuce - the {2-Spades}. Both players checked.

The river was the {3-Clubs}, and Cheong led out for 88,000. Cazals folded, and Cheong won the pot.

After the hand, a spectator looked directly at Cheong and yelled, "Good luck, David!"

Chip Counts
Aubin Cazals 3,520,000 -25,000 neg
Joseph Cheong 2,610,000 25,000 pos

Cazals Makes a Straight

Posted 2012-06-04 GMT-7

Aubin Cazals had the button and raised to 25,000. Joseph Cheong defended, and the flop came down {7-Hearts}{10-Clubs}{j-Hearts}. Cheong check-called 30,000 from Cazals, and the turn card was the {10-Diamonds}. Both players checked.

The {7-Clubs} fell on the river, and Cheong led for 25,000. Cazals released.

"So I only have to play nine hours to break your record yesterday," Cheong joked.

The next hand, Cheong had the button and raised to 25,000. Cazals called, and the flop was {6-Hearts}{5-Diamonds}{4-Hearts}. Cazals led for 40,000, and Cheong called. The turn was the {7-Spades}, and Cazals led again - this time for 110,000. Cheong called.

The {4-Diamonds} completed the board, and Cazals fired a third bullet worth 240,000. Cheong tank-called, and Cazals opened up {9-Hearts}{8-Spades} for a turned straight.

Chip Counts
Aubin Cazals 3,545,000 380,000 pos
Joseph Cheong 2,585,000 -380,000 neg

Back and Forth

Posted 2012-06-04 GMT-7
Joseph Cheong and Aubin Cazals are exchanging the chip lead.
Joseph Cheong and Aubin Cazals are exchanging the chip lead.

Aubin Cazals had the button and opened to 25,000. Joseph Cheong called, and the dealer fanned {7-Hearts}{a-Diamonds}{4-Spades}. Cheong check-called 30,000 from Cazals, and the turn brought the {4-Clubs}. Cheong checked again, then folded when Cazals fired 70,000.

The next hand, Cheong opened to 25,000, and Cazals three-bet to 75,000. Cheong called. Both players checked on a flop of {4-Hearts}{10-Spades}{8-Spades}, and Cazals checked again when the {5-Clubs} turned. Cheong tossed out 123,000, and Cazals released.

Chip Counts
Aubin Cazals 3,165,000 -25,000 neg
Joseph Cheong 2,965,000 25,000 pos

Pot for Cheong

Posted 2012-06-04 GMT-7

Aubin Cazals opened to 25,000, Joseph Cheong called, and the flop fell {2-Clubs}{j-Clubs}{j-Diamonds}. Cheong check-called a 30,000-chip bet, and the turn was the {3-Hearts}. Both players checked.

A third jack - the {j-Hearts} - completed the board, and Cheong fired 25,000. Cazals released, and Cheong raked in the pot.

Chip Counts
Aubin Cazals 3,190,000 -41,000 neg
Joseph Cheong 2,940,000 41,000 pos
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Winner

Winner Aubin Cazals
Winning Hand ♠K♥K
Prize 480,564

Level Info

Level 24
Blinds 10,000 / 20,000
Ante 2,000

Players Info