Event 7: $1,500 Seven Card Stud

Battle of the Bs

Steve Billirakis

Steve Billirakis, Mike Baxter and Andy Bloch all battled it out in the following hand that saw Baxter get knocked all the way back to 20,000 and Bloch climb to 143,000.

Billirakis: (x)(x) / {10-Clubs}{A-Hearts}{7-Hearts}{8-Spades} / (x)
Baxter: (x)(x) / {9-Spades}{J-Hearts}{3-Spades}{J-Spades} / (x)
Bloch: (x)(x) / {4-Clubs}{8-Clubs}{5-Diamonds}{9-Clubs} / (x)

Billirakis completed on third and both Baxter and Bloch called to see fourth. On fourth street, Billirakis bet, Baxter called and Bloch called. On fifth street, Billirakis bet again and both called.

On sixth street, Baxter picked up the lead with a pair of jacks and bet. Bloch called and then Billirakis called. On seventh street, Baxter checked, Bloch bet, Billirakis folded and Baxter called.

Bloch showed the {K-Clubs}{3-Clubs}{2-Hearts} from his hand for a king-high club flush and Baxter mucked. Baxter did flash the {J-Clubs} to show he made made three jacks, but it wasn't good enough to win the pot.

Spieler Chips Fortschritt
Steve Billirakis us
Steve Billirakis
us 150,000 15,000
Andy Bloch us
Andy Bloch
us 143,000 37,000
Mike Baxter
Mike Baxter
20,000 -77,000

Tags: Steve BillirakisMike BaxterAndy Bloch