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Unbelievable Hands from 2012 WSOP

by Bernard Lee |  Published: Jul 25, 2012


This summer, I spent about two and half weeks at the World Series of Poker (WSOP), once again chasing the dream of capturing a coveted gold bracelet. (By the way, congratulations to some of my friends on tour who won their first bracelet this summer including Chris Tryba, Ronnie Bardah, David “ODB” Baker, Brent Hanks, Ylon Schwartz and Andy Bloch). During my 2012 journey, I played in several bracelet events and a couple of mega-satellites, witnessing hundreds and hundreds of hands. Most hands were fairly uneventful and straightforward, while others were pretty amazing (for example, two quads in one hand; pocket kings, queens, jacks dealt all in the same hand; three players all being dealt ace-king). However, then there were a few hands that were truly unbelievable that I wanted to share with you. Flopping the Stone Cold Nuts: The odds of flopping a straight-flush in no-limit hold’em is an ...

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