2020 51st Annual World Series of Poker

Sunday, November 29, 2020 to Sunday, November 29, 2020 - $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship

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


Friday, July 3, 2015 7:07 PM Local Time
Hand #88: Paul Hofer Wins 8.5 Million Chip Pot

Paul Hofer

Paul Hofer opens from under the gun to 1,025,000 and action folds around to John Reading on the button who elects to call. Mario Lopez tags along from the big blind as well, and they are three-ways to the flop.

The dealer spreads a flop of     and the action checks through to Reading who fires 850,000. Lopez folds and Hofer calls, as the two see the   fall on the turn. Hofer checks for a second time and Reading continues for 1,825,000. Hofer tanks for nearly a minute and then calls.

The river is the   and Hofer checks for a third time. Reading thinks about it for a while and decides to give up by checking back. Hofer tables    to take down the pot.

Paul Hofer - 20,050,000
John Reading - 4,500,000

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