Event #55: $50,000 Poker Player's Championship

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[user68268] • Nivel 27: 60,000-120,000, 30,000 ante

Hand #179

Brian Rast began this hand on the button. He gave Phil Hellmuth a walk.

Hand #180

Hellmuth held the button. He made the call and Rast checked in the big blind. The flop came down {8-Spades}{6-Hearts}{2-Diamonds} and Rast checked. Hellmuth fired a bet of 150,000. Rast came back with a check-raise to over 500,000 and Hellmuth folded.

Hand #181

The button was with Rast to start this hand. He raised to 240,000 and won the hand.

Hand #182

Hellmuth was in position on the button. He limped in and Rast checked in the big blind. The flop came down {Q-Clubs}{8-Spades}{4-Spades} and both checked to see the {8-Diamonds} fall on the turn. Both checked again and the river produced the {J-Clubs}. Rast fired 125,000 and Hellmuth called.

Rast showed the {J-Diamonds}{5-Hearts} and Hellmuth showed the {10-Spades}{7-Diamonds}. Rast's pair of jacks won the hand and he won the pot.

Hand #183

Rast held the button and raised to 240,000. Hellmuth called from the big blind to see the flop come down {A-Hearts}{K-Hearts}{8-Hearts}. Hellmuth checked and Rast checked behind.

The turn was another heart with the {9-Hearts} falling. Hellmuth asked what the minimum bet was and then bet 120,000. Rast called.

The river completed the board with the {2-Hearts} and now a flush laid on board. Both checked. Hellmuth showed the {4-Clubs}{2-Clubs} and Rast tabled the {A-Diamonds}{6-Clubs}. Both players played the flush on board and chopped up the pot.

Taguri: Phil HellmuthBrian Rast