Main Event

Houghton Bests Gerbi


On the queen-high, rainbow flop of {Q-Hearts}{8-Clubs}{3-Diamonds}, Raffaele Gerbi checked to Laurence Houghton. Houghton bet 9,500 and Gerbi check-raised to 29,800 with a splash of chips. Houghton made the call.

The turn was the {8-Hearts} and Gerbi bet 24,800. Houghton called again.

The river landed with the {9-Hearts} and Gerbi checked. Houghton fired 36,500 and Gerbi called.

Houghton showed the {K-Hearts}{Q-Clubs} to beat Gerbi's {Q-Diamonds}{5-Hearts} and the dealer pushed him the pot.

Chip Counts
Laurence Houghton gb 430,000 430,000
Raffaele Gerbi 330,000 190,000

Tags: Laurence HoughtonRaffaele Gerbi