Hand #178: Chance Kornuth Retakes the Chip Lead

May 26, 2022

Steve Buckner limps for 1,000,000, and Chance Kornuth checks his option.

Both players check to the river on a board of Club JDiamond 10Heart 6Spade JHeart 10. Kornuth checks, Buckner bets 2,200,000, and Kornuth thinks for a while before he calls.

Buckner shows Spade 7Spade 4, but Kornuth turns over Heart KClub 5 to win the pot with the two pair on the board and his king kicker. Kornuth retakes the chip lead.

Seat 1.  Steve Buckner  –  18,400,000
Seat 5.  Chance Kornuth  –  21,000,000

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