2020 51st Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 to Wednesday, December 30, 2020

RIO - $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship

  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: tbd
  • Entries: tbd
  • Remaining: 1


Friday, May 29, 2015 3:49 AM Local Time
James Woods Strikes Lightning on the Turn to Double Up

Athanasios Polychronopoulos raises on the button to 4,000 and James Woods calls. The flop is     and Woods leads for 6,000. Polychronopoulos calls. The turn is the   and Woods checks. Polychronopoulos bets 6,000 and Woods announces himself all in. Polychronopoulos snap calls so fast the chips aren't counted. Woods is ahead with    for a turned straight against his opponent's    for a set of sixes.

"Don't pair the board, please," Woods pleads. He gets his wish with the   on the river and Woods celebrates before apologizing to his opponent for his outburst. "That was just a massive cold deck," Woods says. The all in was for 31,500 more by the dealer's count, giving Woods the chip lead.

James Woods - 74,400
Athanasios Polychronopoulos - 35,600

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