2016 47th Annual World Series of Poker

Thursday, June 30, 2016 to Saturday, July 02, 2016

Event #52: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $3,000
  • Prizepool: $3,071,250
  • Entries: 1,125
  • Remaining: 0


Sunday, July 3, 2016 1:38 PM Local Time
Hand #178: Andrew Lichtenberger Wins the $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em for His First Bracelet ($569,158)

Andrew Lichtenberger wins his first WSOP bracelet

Andrew Lichtenberger limps from the button and Craig Blight checks his option.

The flop is     and Blight checks. Lichtenberger bets 300,000, Blight check-raises to 800,000, and Lichtenberger calls.

The turn is the  . Blight checks, Lichtenberger bets 1,200,000, and Blight tanks for about two minutes before he calls.

The river is the   and Blight checks. Lichtenberger bets, effectively, 5,525,000, sending Blight into the tank. Blight stand up, sits down, and agonizes over the decision for about four minutes before he calls.

Craig Blight sees Lichtenberg's turned straight

Lichtenberger tables    for the nut straight and Blight groans, seeing he has been defeated. His hand is revealed,    for a defeated two pair, ending his tournament in second place for $351,721.

Andrew Lichtenberger wins his first World Series of Poker bracelet and a first-place prize of $569,158!

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