$5,300 Main Event

Watson Flexing, McAllister Holding On

• Level 33: 100,000-200,000, 25,000 ante

Hand #123: Phillip McAllister and Mike Watson were heads up to the flop of {6-Diamonds}{j-Spades}{5-Hearts}. Watson had {q-Diamonds}{j-Clubs} and bet 400,000 after McAllister checked. McAllister called with {a-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds}.

The turn was the {9-Hearts} and Watson bet 1,000,000 and McAllister folded.

Hand #124: The board read {4-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds}{9-Spades}{9-Hearts} and Phillip McAllister was in the small blind and bet 375,000. That was enough to get Mike Watson to fold.

Hand #125: Phillip McAllister was on the button with {a-Diamonds}{7-Clubs} and he raised to 475,000. Mike Watson was in the small blind with {k-Spades}{q-Spades}. He raised to 1,200,000.

McAllister four bet to 2,025,000. It was only 825,000 more for Watson to call. Watson sat almost motionless for a few moments and shoved all in. McAllister folded.

Hand #126: Mike Watson kept rolling with a preflop raise to 400,000 holding {9-Diamonds}{8-Clubs} on the button. Tony Gregg three bet and took down the pot with {a-}{9-}.

Hand #127: Phillip McAllister limped the small blind with {9-Spades}{5-Clubs} and Mike Watson checked his option. The flop came {j-Hearts}{8-Hearts}{10-Hearts} and McAllister bet 275,000 which was enough to take it down.