Hand #79: Vanessa Selbst Out in 3rd Place

Sep 21, 2014

Vanessa SelbstPhil Laak raises from the button to 38,000, and Vanessa Selbst calls from the small blind.

The flop comes [Js10c7h], Selbst bets 41,000, Laak quickly raises to 86,000, and Selbst thinks for nearly a minute before she calls.

The turn card is the [3c], Selbst checks, Laak bets 93,000, and Selbst thinks for nearly a minute before she moves all in for about 200,000.

Laak snap-calls with [9d8d] for a flopped jack-high straight, and Selbst turns over [Jh10d] — two pair. Selbst needs to improve to stay alive.

The river card is the [2h], and Laak wins the pot with his straight to eliminate Vanessa Selbst in third place.

Seat 2.  Phil Laak  –  915,000
Seat 5.  Vanessa Selbst  –  Eliminated in 3rd Place
Seat 6.  David Williams  –  585,000

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