6/14/2012 3:12:18 PM PST
Nguyen Wins Another Bet
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 , Cassidy bet and Nguyen called. The turn was the and Cassidy check-folded to Nguyen's bet.
|Joe Cassidy||2,975,000||-180,000 |
|Scotty Nguyen||870,000||180,000 |
6/14/2012 3:02:46 PM PST
Less Than Two Big Bets
From the button Joe Cassidy raised to 120,000 and Scotty Nguyen defended his big blind.
The flop came down and Nguyen bet, Cassidy raised and Nguyen laid it down.
|Joe Cassidy||3,625,000||120,000 |
|Scotty Nguyen||220,000||-120,000 |
6/14/2012 2:59:55 PM PST
Scoop For Cassidy
From the button Joe Cassidy raised and Scotty Nguyen called. The flop came down and Nguyen check-called 60,000.
On the turn, the , and river, the , Nguyen check-called 120,000 and mucked when Cassidy showed . Scoop for Cassidy and Nguyen is back in serious trouble.
|Joe Cassidy||3,505,000||360,000 |
|Scotty Nguyen||340,000||-360,000 |
6/14/2012 2:56:43 PM PST
Not Over Yet!
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 and Nguyen bet, Cassidy raised, Nguyen three-bet and Cassidy put his opponent all in. Nguyen called and we went to showdown.
The turn was the and the river the 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.
|Joe Cassidy||3,145,000||-400,000 |
|Scotty Nguyen||700,000||400,000 |
6/14/2012 2:54:13 PM PST
Just a Few Big Bets
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 , Cassidy checked, Nguyen bet, Cassidy called. The turn was the and this time Cassidy took the betting lead and Nguyen called 120,000.
The river was the and Cassidy fired out another 120,000. Nguyen folded and has to look for a quick double up now!
|Joe Cassidy||3,545,000||300,000 |
|Scotty Nguyen||300,000||-300,000 |
6/14/2012 2:41:17 PM PST
The Show Goes On
Both players are back in their seats, play on!
6/14/2012 2:38:52 PM PST
After the first 15 minutes of play Scotty Nguyen decided to do a quick bathroom run. Play will resume momentarily.
6/14/2012 2:37:04 PM PST
Level 29 started
6/14/2012 2:36:27 PM PST
First Scoop For Scotty
From the button Scotty Nguyen just limped, Joe Cassidy raised and Nguyen made the call. The flop came down , Cassidy bet and Nguyen called.
The turn was the and this time Cassidy opted to check-raise when Nguyen put in a 100,000 chip bet. Nguyen called. The river was the and this time Cassidy check-called.
Nguyen turned over for a straight and a low, and Cassidy got scooped.
|Joe Cassidy||2,375,000||-350,000 |
|Scotty Nguyen||1,470,000||350,000 |
6/14/2012 2:32:21 PM PST
Nguyen Back Over a Million
Scotty Nguyen raised from the button and Joe Cassidy defended his big blind.
The flop came down and both players checked. The turn was the and Cassidy bet, Nguyen called.
The river was the and Cassidy check-folded to Nguyen's bet.
|Joe Cassidy||2,725,000||-200,000 |
|Scotty Nguyen||1,120,000||200,000 |
6/14/2012 2:29:48 PM PST
Nguyen Gains Some
From the button Scotty Nguyen decided to call and Joe Cassidy checked his option.
The flop came down and both players checked. The turn was the and Cassidy threw out 100,000. Nguyen raised it up to 200,000 and Cassidy laid it down.
|Joe Cassidy||2,925,000||-150,000 |
|Scotty Nguyen||920,000||150,000 |
6/14/2012 2:27:55 PM PST
From the button Joe Cassidy raised it up and Scotty Nguyen made the call from the big blind.
The flop came down and Nguyen bet, Cassidy called. The turn, the , and the river, the , were checked after which we went to showdown.
Nguyen showed for the winning low while Cassidy tabled for the high. Chop it up!
|Joe Cassidy||3,075,000||75,000 |
|Scotty Nguyen||770,000||-75,000 |
6/14/2012 2:24:17 PM PST
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.
6/14/2012 2:18:50 PM PST
Level 28 started
6/14/2012 2:17:36 PM PST
The Final Stretch!
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!
6/14/2012 2:04:20 PM PST
Joe Cassidy is stuck on the freeway, and play will start as soon as he gets here.
6/14/2012 12:19:30 PM PST
Day 4 Pits Cassidy vs. Nguyen for the Gold
Late last night, Event 24: $5,000 Omaha Hi-Low Split 8-or-Better concluded with two players remaining, forcing the event to be extended for a fourth day. The two remaining players are Joe Cassidy and Scotty Nguyen.
Going into the heads-up match, Cassidy has the lead over Nguyen with three million in chips to Nguyen's 845,000. When the players return, there will be approximately 20 minutes left in Level 28 with the blinds 25,000/50,000 and the limits 50,000/100,000.
This is the closest Cassidy has come to winning a bracelet. His previous best finish in a World Series of Poker event came in 2004 when he took fourth in the $1,500 Limit Hold'em SHootout. Nguyen, on the other hand, already holds five WSOP gold bracelets and will have the experience on his side. You can read more about today's event and the others that will be completing in the latest edition of the PokerNews What To Watch For.
Play is schedule to resume at 2:00 PM. Will this be Cassidy's first-ever gold bracelet or will we see a comeback and number six for Nguyen? Stay tuned to PokerNews to find out.