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Wynn This!

Unlucky, but …

by Phil Hellmuth |  Published: May 24, 2011

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I spent the opening weekend of the NCAA basketball tournament in Las Vegas watching games, and on Monday, I began play in the four-day $5,000 buy-in main event at the Wynn Resort. The structure was great. We started with 30,000 in chips, and there was a ton of time to move your chips. On day three, the following hand came up. With the blinds at 2,500-5,000, Dutch Boyd opened his third pot in a row from early position, making it 12,000 to go. In middle position, I looked down at K-K and had a bad feeling. I decided to smooth-call, and the player in the big blind also called. The flop was 5♦ 3♦ 2♠, both players checked to me, and I checked. On the turn, the 7♠ came off, and the player in the big blind fired out 19,000. Dutch called, and I called. The river was the J♣, ...


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