Hand #170: Chance Kornuth Doubles Thru Steve Buckner

May 26, 2022

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Photo:  Chance Kornuth

Steve Buckner moves all in, and Chance Kornuth calls all in for 5,200,000 with Diamond QDiamond 9.

Buckner turns over Club QHeart 10, and Kornuth needs to improve to stay alive.

Kornuth smiles and says, “I think I’m due for a suckout here.”

The board comes Heart JDiamond 4Club 3Diamond ADiamond J, and Kornuth rivers a diamond flush to win the pot and double up in chips.

Seat 1.  Steve Buckner  –  28,200,000
Seat 5.  Chance Kornuth  –  11,200,000

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Photo:  Steve Buckner (pictured) was one card away from a WPT title, and reacts to the diamond on the river that let it slip out of his grasp.

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