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No-Limit Hold'em

  • Jun 25, '06 - Jun 26, '06

 
 

Updates on No-Limit Hold'em (Jun 26, 06)

 
 

Mike Sexton Wins The 2006 Tournament of Champions ($1,000,000)

Mike Sexton limps in and Daniel Negreanu raises to to $64,000.  Sexton then raises an additional $180,000 and Negreanu makes the call.  The flop comes 10d-8d-4s and Negreanu moves all in.  Sexton immediately calls and shows Ah-Ac.  Negreanu turns over Qh-Jh and will need to improve.  The turn card is the Ad, giving Sexton trips but also giving Negreanu a double gutted straight draw.  However, the river is the 8c and Mike Sexton wins the 2006 Tournament of Champions and $1,000,000.

Daniel Negreanu finishes second and wins $325,000.
 

Sexton Gets Aggressive

Two pots in a row, Daniel Negreanu has raised preflop and Mike Sexton has moved all on over the top.  These are the first times he has moved all in preflop for the entire fourteen hours of the final table.

Daniel Negreanu asks him if he needs to get to breakfast...

 

Mike Sexton Doubles Up

Daniel Negreanu raises preflop to $56,000 and Mike Sexton reraises an additional $56,000.  Negreanu makes the call and the flop comes Kd-8d-4h.  Sexton bets $255,000 and Negreanu raises $255,000 more.  Sexton moves all in and Negreanu makes the call with Qd-Jd for a flush draw.  Sexton turns over Ks-Qh for top pair.  The turn is the 7c and the river is the 5c.  Mike Sexton doubles up to around $2,000,000.
 

Blind Increase

The blinds have been increased to $12,000-$24,000 with $4,000 antes.
 

Quick Break

The players are currently on a 15-minute break.
 

Daniel Negreanu Takes Down a Big Pot

Mike Sexton limps in and Daniel Negreanu raises to $50,000.  Sexton reraises to $125,000 and Negreanu makes the call.  The flop comes Jd-6d-3s and both players check.  The turn is the 10c and Negreanu bets $100,000.  Sexton makes the call and the river is the 7h.  Negreanu bets $200,000 and Sexton calls.  Negreanu shows A-J and Sexton mucks his cards.
 

Mike Sexton Rakes Another Pot

Mike Sexton raises to $50,000 and Daniel Negreanu makes the call.  The flop comes Jh-10s-9s and Negreanu checks.  Sexton bets $55,000 and Negreanu calls.  The turn is the Qh and Negreanu checks again.  Sexton fires $120,000 and Negreanu makes the call.  The river comes the 6c and once again, Negreanu checks.  Sexton fires $300,000 and Negreanu thinks for a few moments before mucking his hand.
 

Monster Pot For Mike Sexton

Mike Sexton raises to $45,000 preflop and Daniel Negreanu calls.  The flop comes 9c-5h-4h and Negreanu checks.  Sexton bets $60,000 and Negreanu calls.  The turn is the Ad and Negreanu again checks.  Sexton bets $125,000 and Negreanu calls.  The river is the Js and Negreanu checks.  Sexton bets $300,000 and Negreanu reluctantly makes the call.  Negreanu shows A-Q for top pair but Sexton flips over pocket fives for a set and rakes a big pot.
 

New Chip Counts

Updated chip counts have been posted.
 

Negreanu Bluffs a Big Pot

After a flop of Js-8s-4c, Daniel Negreanu checks and Mike Sexton bets $60,000.  Negreanu calls and the turn is the 10c.  Negreanu bets $120,000 and Sexton makes the call.  The river is the 10d and Negreanu fires $250,000.  Sexton thinks for a long time before mucking.  Negreanu flips over 7s-5c for seven high and rakes a big pot.
 
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