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

Scotty Nguyen Eliminated in 2nd Place ($182,213)

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6 by
Scotty Nguyen - 2nd place
Scotty Nguyen - 2nd place

Joe Cassidy raised on the button and Scotty Nguyen re-raised all in for 200,000 total. Cassidy called and the hands were revealed:

Cassidy: {A-Spades}{K-Diamonds}{5-Diamonds}{2-Hearts}
Nguyen: {J-Clubs}{8-Hearts}{5-Spades}{2-Spades}

The flop came down {A-Clubs}{Q-Hearts}{8-Clubs} giving Cassidy top pair to Nguyen's bottom pair with the same low draw. However, the {J-Hearts} hit the turn to give Nguyen a leading two pair. Cassidy picked up a broadway draw and got there when the {10-Hearts} hit the river to win the tournament.

Scotty Nguyen's valiant effort came up just short with a second-place finish.

Chip Counts
Joe Cassidy 3,845,000 200,000 pos
Scotty Nguyen Busted

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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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