Event #65: $10,000 Main Event

Himmelbrand Gets Lucky to Stay Alive

• Level 23: 12,000-24,000, 4,000 ante

We missed the first couple bets, but it appeared Maria Ho had raised from the button and Greg Himmelbrand three-bet from the big blind. Ho then four-bet to 190,000 and called when Himmelbrand moved all in for roughly 750,000.

Ho: {a-Spades}{k-Diamonds}
Himmelbrand: {a-Diamonds}{q-Clubs}

Both players held an ace, but Ho was out in front with her superior kicker. The {6-Hearts}{q-Diamonds}{j-Diamonds} flop was kind to Himmelbrand though as it paired his queen and gave him the lead. Ho picked up a Broadway draw, but she missed as the {8-Diamonds} blanked on the turn followed by the {5-Hearts} on the river.

Chip Counts
Greg Himmelbrand us 1,650,000 900,000
Maria Ho us 1,650,000 -750,000

Tagovi: Greg HimmelbrandMaria Ho