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2012 World Series of Poker › Event 24: $5,000 Omaha Hi-Low Split 8-or-Better

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Two More For Nguyen

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6

From the button Joe Cassidy limp-called Scotty Nguyen raised giving us another flop. The flop came down {4-Hearts}{J-Spades}{9-Spades} and Nguyen check-called a bet.

The turn was the {8-Clubs} and Nguyen check-called another bet. The river was the {K-Clubs} and both players checked. Nguyen showed {K-Spades}{4-Clubs}{A-Spades}{2-Hearts} and took down this pot.

On the very next hand it was Nguyen who limp-called the button and we got to see a {3-Clubs}{7-Spades}{6-Spades} flop. Cassidy bet, Nguyen raised and Cassidy folded.

Two pots in a row for Nguyen who is back up to over a million.

Chip Counts
Joe Cassidy 2,615,000 -360,000 neg
Scotty Nguyen 1,230,000 360,000 pos

Nguyen Wins Another Bet

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6

Every big bet counts, and Scotty Nguyen just won another one. From the button Nguyen called, Joe Cassidy raised and Nguyen called.

The flop came down {A-Diamonds}{J-Spades}{A-Clubs}, Cassidy bet and Nguyen called. The turn was the {10-Clubs} and Cassidy check-folded to Nguyen's bet.

Chip Counts
Joe Cassidy 2,975,000 -180,000 neg
Scotty Nguyen 870,000 180,000 pos

Nguyen Doesn't Give Up

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6
Scotty Nguyen
Scotty Nguyen

From the button Joe Cassidy raised and Scotty Nguyen defended his big blind. The flop came down {7-Diamonds}{3-Clubs}{6-Hearts} and Nguyen check-raised Cassidy's bet. He called.

The turn was the {7-Clubs} and Cassidy check-called Nguyen's all in.

Scotty Nguyen {A-Clubs}{2-Clubs}{2-Diamonds}{K-Hearts}
Joe Cassidy {A-Spades}{10-Hearts}{9-Diamonds}{8-Clubs}

The river was the {J-Hearts} and Nguyen doubled up with a pair of deuces.

Chip Counts
Joe Cassidy 3,155,000 -405,000 neg
Scotty Nguyen 690,000 405,000 pos

Three Quarters For Nguyen

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6

Scotty Nguyen got his last chips all in pre flop and we got to see the follow showdown.

Scotty Nguyen {A-Diamonds}{7-Diamonds}{5-Clubs}{2-Hearts}
Joe Cassidy {A-Hearts}{K-Clubs}{J-Hearts}{5-Hearts}

The board ran out {9-Diamonds}{a-Spades}{5-Diamonds}{Q-Hearts}{4-Spades} giving Nguyen three quarters of the pot.

Chip Counts
Joe Cassidy 3,560,000 -65,000 neg
Scotty Nguyen 285,000 65,000 pos

Less Than Two Big Bets

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6

From the button Joe Cassidy raised to 120,000 and Scotty Nguyen defended his big blind.

The flop came down {J-Spades}{9-Spades}{K-Hearts} and Nguyen bet, Cassidy raised and Nguyen laid it down.

Chip Counts
Joe Cassidy 3,625,000 120,000 pos
Scotty Nguyen 220,000 -120,000 neg

Scoop For Cassidy

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6
Joe Cassidy
Joe Cassidy

From the button Joe Cassidy raised and Scotty Nguyen called. The flop came down {5-Hearts}{6-Hearts}{Q-Diamonds} and Nguyen check-called 60,000.

On the turn, the {4-Clubs}, and river, the {K-Diamonds}, Nguyen check-called 120,000 and mucked when Cassidy showed {A-Spades}{A-Hearts}{8-Hearts}{7-Spades}. Scoop for Cassidy and Nguyen is back in serious trouble.

Chip Counts
Joe Cassidy 3,505,000 360,000 pos
Scotty Nguyen 340,000 -360,000 neg

Not Over Yet!

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6

It was almost over, but not just yet! From the button Joe Cassidy opted to limp and Scotty Nguyen put in a raise to 120,000. Cassidy called.

The flop came down {10-Spades}{Q-Spades}{3-Clubs} and Nguyen bet, Cassidy raised, Nguyen three-bet and Cassidy put his opponent all in. Nguyen called and we went to showdown.

Scotty Nguyen {A-Hearts}{5-Spades}{4-Clubs}{4-Spades}
Joe Cassidy {6-Spades}{5-Hearts}{Q-Hearts}{8-Clubs}

The turn was the {K-Clubs} and the river the {7-Spades} giving Nguyen a flush and the much needed double up. Cassidy showed a little sign of frustration after the river card hit, but he is still in full control of this heads up battle.

Chip Counts
Joe Cassidy 3,145,000 -400,000 neg
Scotty Nguyen 700,000 400,000 pos

Just a Few Big Bets

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6
Scotty Nguyen
Scotty Nguyen

Scotty Nguyen was just knocked down to just a few big bets by Joe Cassidy. From the button Nguyen raised and Cassidy called.

The flop came down {Q-Diamonds}{3-Clubs}{A-Hearts}, Cassidy checked, Nguyen bet, Cassidy called. The turn was the {J-Diamonds} and this time Cassidy took the betting lead and Nguyen called 120,000.

The river was the {Q-Hearts} and Cassidy fired out another 120,000. Nguyen folded and has to look for a quick double up now!

Chip Counts
Joe Cassidy 3,545,000 300,000 pos
Scotty Nguyen 300,000 -300,000 neg

Another One For Cassidy

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6

From the button Joe Cassidy raised and Scotty Nguyen defended his big blind.

The flop came down {9-Diamonds}{3-Spades}{2-Diamonds} and Nguyen check-called. The turn was the {q-Hearts} and Nguyen check-called again. The river was the {9-Hearts} and the action went check-check.

Cassidy showed {10-Hearts}{3-Hearts}{7-Spades}{2-Spades} and took down this pot.

Chip Counts
Joe Cassidy 3,245,000 180,000 pos
Scotty Nguyen 600,000 -180,000 neg

Cassidy Back in Full Control

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6

After the first 15 minutes in which Scotty Nguyen managed to win numerous pots it's now back on Joe Cassidy who took a big one down.

From the button Cassidy limped and Nguyen opted to check his option. The flop came down {4-Hearts}{Q-Hearts}{10-Diamonds} and Nguyen check-raised. Cassidy called.

The turn was the {2-Spades} and Nguyen bet 120,000, Cassidy raised and Nguyen called. On the river the {K-Clubs} showed up and Nguyen check-called a 120,000 chip bet.

Cassidy turned over {Q-Clubs}{10-Clubs}{A-Spades}{7-Diamonds} for two pair and Nguyen flashed his {Q-}{4-} for a lower two pair.

Cassidy took half Nguyen's chips and is well in the lead again.

Chip Counts
Joe Cassidy 3,065,000 690,000 pos
Scotty Nguyen 780,000 -690,000 neg

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Winner

Winner Joe Cassidy
Winning Hand ♠A♦K♦5♥2
Prize 294,777

Level Info

Level 30
Limits 80,000 / 160,000
Ante 0

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