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Hand #138: Carlos Mortensen Makes WPT History With His 3rd Title
Level 25: 30,000-60,000, 5,000 ante
Mortensen raises to 730,000, and Mustafa calls all in with 66. Mortensen shows K10, and it's a race situation.
The flop comes J103, and Mortensen flops a pair of tens with a club flush draw. The turn card is the J, and Mustafa needs a six on the river (for a full house), to stay alive.
The river card is -- the 5.
Carlos Mortensen wins the pot -- and the his third WPT title -- with a king-high club flush.
Mike Mustafa finishes as the runner-up, earning $223,623 for second place.
Carlos Mortensen wins the WPT Hollywood Poker Open, earning $393,820, a WPT bracelet, and that includes his entry into the $25,500 WPT World Championship next month at Bellagio in Las Vegas.
1st Place: Carlos Mortensen - $393,820
2nd Place: Mike Mustafa - $223,623
3rd Place: Frank Calo - $167,717
4th Place: Chris Bell - $124,966
5th Place: Ravi Raghavan - $105,234
6th Place: Jerry Payne - $88,791
10:05 PM, 03/24/10