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Poker Hand Matchup: Dan Colman vs. Daniel Negreanu

Swords A J 4 T 7

Daniel Colman

Win Pre-Flop Win Post-Flop Win Post-Turn

Starting Stack: 104,950,000


41.43 %

16.16 %

90.91 %


Daniel Negreanu

Win Pre-Flop Win Post-Flop Win Post-Turn

Starting Stack: 21,050,000

A 4

58.07 %

83.84 %

9.09 %

Posted On: Jul 23, 2014


Preflop, final table, heads-up, with the blinds at 800,000 and 1,600,000 and a 200,000 ante, Negreanu called on the button, Colman raised to 4,000,000, Negreanu reraised all-in, and Colman called.


Colman and Negreanu traded the chip lead a couple of times while heads-up, but two full houses within three hands gave Colman a 2:1 advantage which he was able to quickly exploit as he extended his lead to the 5:1 spread he enjoyed at the start of this final hand. Negreanu tried a non standard limp with his Ace here while down to his last 13 big blinds (had he open-shoved, Colman was calling anyway with his hand strength), but Colman raised out of the big blind. Negreanu quickly committed but due to his inferior chip position and Colman’s hand strength his opponent was ready with the call. Colman enjoyed a very strong “tweener” against Negreanu’s Ace rag, but Negreanu’s 3:2 preflop lead quickly improved to a 5:1 advantage as he flopped two-pair. Without any spades, Colman needed a Ten for broadway, or the unlikely running Kings or Queens for trips to come from behind. What appeared to be a likely double up for Negreanu to get back into the match quickly became disaster as Colman turned the broadway straight, leaving Negreanu a 10:1 dog to survive. Negreanu was unable to redraw to the full house, but he did score the largest cash of his storied career for $8,288,001, catapulting him to the top of the all-time money list. Incredibly, this was only Negreanu’s second cash north of $1.12 million. His status as all-time money winner was established not by huge scores but by more modest results year in and year out across many disciplines. Colman won his first major this April at the Monte Carlo €100,000 super high roller for €1,539,300, which was probably a major factor in his participation in this year’s One Drop event. Colman was able to parlay that success into a huge breakout year and an astounding $15,306,668 cash.


over 7 years ago

Why do these articles never tell us which tournament these hands are played in???

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