WSOP 2018
2018 World Series of Poker

Hands #106-111: Kern Doubles Through Razavi

• Niveau 37: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante
Arne Kern

Hand #106: Joe McKeehen limped the small blind and Arne Kern checked the big. They saw a flop of {k-Clubs}{5-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds} and McKeehen check-called a bet of 450,000. They checked down the {8-Clubs} turn and {8-Diamonds} river. McKeehen showed {j-Hearts}{5-Clubs} and Kern showed {5-Hearts}{2-Diamonds} to chop the pot.

Hand #107: McKeehen raised to 900,000 and got two quick folds.

Hand #108: Sam Razavi limped the small blind and McKeehen checked the big. They saw a flop of {a-Spades}{9-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds} and Razavi bet 460,000. McKeehen called and they checked the {5-Diamonds} turn and the river. Razavi showed {2-Clubs}{2-Diamonds} and his pair was enough to take the pot.

Hand #109: McKeehen limped the small blind and Kern checked the big blind. The dealer fanned the {k-Hearts}{6-Hearts}{5-Hearts} flop and McKeehen bet 400,000. Kern called and the {3-Diamonds} hit the turn. McKeehen fired out a bet of 1,250,000 and Kern folded.

Hand #110: Kern limped the small blind and the Razavi checked the big blind. They both checked the {a-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds}{8-Spades} flop as well as the {j-Hearts} turn. The {5-Spades} hit the river and Kern bet 500,000. Razavi called turning over {j-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds} for a pair of jacks and Kern showed a {9-} before mucking his hand.

Hand #111: Kern raised to 900,000 Razavi reraised to 17,200,000 and Kern called all in for his last 10,700,000. Razavi showed {9-Spades}{9-Hearts} but was dominated by the {k-Diamonds}{k-Clubs} of Kern. The {q-Clubs}{j-Clubs}{10-Spades}{6-Clubs}{2-Spades} runout sealed the deal for Kern and he doubled through the chip leader.

Chipcount
Sam Razavi gb 28,200,000 -5,000,000
Joe McKeehen us 17,700,000 2,900,000
Arne Kern de 9,400,000 2,200,000

Tags: Arne KernJoe McKeehenSam Razavi