Nick Palma Wins a Huge Pot to Eliminate Joseph Hernon and Double Through Zhen Cai

Jan 12, 2020

Nick Palma

Nick Palma (pictured) raises to 65,000 from under the gun, Joseph Hernon calls from the next seat over and Joseph Bianco calls from the button.

Zhen Cai three-bets all in for about 1,275,000 from the big blind, Palma calls all in for 780,000, Hernon calls all in for 565,000 and Bianco folds.

Palma: Spade QClub Q
Hernon: Diamond AHeart K
Cai: Heart 7Club 7

The board runs out Diamond QClub JDiamond KDiamond 2Spade 9, giving Palma a set of queens to nearly triple up.

Nick Palma – 2,235,000
Zhen Cai – 500,000
Joseph Hernon – Eliminated in 44th Place ($4,389)


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