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

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The Show Goes On

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6 • Level 29

Both players are back in their seats, play on!

Scotty Runs

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6 • Level 29

After the first 15 minutes of play Scotty Nguyen decided to do a quick bathroom run. Play will resume momentarily.

Level 29 started

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6

Level:
29
Limits:
60000/120000
Ante:
0

First Scoop For Scotty

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6

From the button Scotty Nguyen just limped, Joe Cassidy raised and Nguyen made the call. The flop came down {Q-Spades}{6-Hearts}{5-Clubs}, Cassidy bet and Nguyen called.

The turn was the {K-Clubs} and this time Cassidy opted to check-raise when Nguyen put in a 100,000 chip bet. Nguyen called. The river was the {2-Clubs} and this time Cassidy check-called.

Nguyen turned over {3-Diamonds}{4-Clubs}{Q-Diamonds}{J-Hearts} for a straight and a low, and Cassidy got scooped.

Chip Counts
Joe Cassidy 2,375,000 -350,000 neg
Scotty Nguyen 1,470,000 350,000 pos

Nguyen Back Over a Million

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

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

The flop came down {10-Diamonds}{4-Spades}{K-Hearts} and both players checked. The turn was the {3-Spades} and Cassidy bet, Nguyen called.

The river was the {A-Spades} and Cassidy check-folded to Nguyen's bet.

Chip Counts
Joe Cassidy 2,725,000 -275,000 neg
Scotty Nguyen 1,120,000 275,000 pos

Nguyen Gains Some

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6

From the button Scotty Nguyen decided to call and Joe Cassidy checked his option.

The flop came down {5-Hearts}{K-Clubs}{A-Hearts} and both players checked. The turn was the {4-Clubs} and Cassidy threw out 100,000. Nguyen raised it up to 200,000 and Cassidy laid it down.

Chip Counts
Joe Cassidy 2,925,000 -150,000 neg
Scotty Nguyen 920,000 150,000 pos

First Showdown

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6

From the button Joe Cassidy raised it up and Scotty Nguyen made the call from the big blind.

The flop came down {6-Spades}{4-Clubs}{3-Spades} and Nguyen bet, Cassidy called. The turn, the {8-Clubs}, and the river, the {10-Hearts}, were checked after which we went to showdown.

Nguyen showed {2-Hearts}{2-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds}{Q-Hearts} for the winning low while Cassidy tabled {Q-Clubs}{Q-Spades}{K-Clubs}{5-Spades} for the high. Chop it up!

Chip Counts
Joe Cassidy 3,075,000 75,000 pos
Scotty Nguyen 770,000 -75,000 neg

Small Pots

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6 • Level 28

The first couple of hands between Joe Cassidy and Scotty Nguyen have been small pots. Even though Cassidy has a big lead, Nguyen is far from being eliminated.

Level 28 started

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6

Level:
28
Limits:
50000/100000
Ante:
0

The Final Stretch!

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6

After the players just got announced the cards are now back in the air. Scotty Nguyen will have an uphill battle in order to claim his sixth bracelet, while Joe Cassidy can almost feel his first gold around his wrist. Let's play some poker!

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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

Players Info