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Poker Pop Quiz: Should Tom Dwan Call All-In with Just King-High?

It’s the final table of the 2017 Macau Billionaire Poker Spring Challenge, and we’re down to 2 players.

The hero in this hand is Tom ‘Durrrr’ Dwan, who reached the final table after being released/escaping from the nightmarish dungeon in which he resides. Now, he is heads up for $420,000 against Nikita “fish2013” Bodyakovsky, a well-respected online pro.

Tom holds a slight chip lead going into this hand.

Hand History

2 players left in a Super High Roller tournament in Macau. The blinds are 40,000/80,000 with a 10,000 ante.

Fish2013 has 2,035,000 chips, which is about 25 big blinds. Dwan covers by about 5 big blinds.

Preflop

Dwan is on the button with:
K9
Dwan raises 180k. Fish2013 calls

Flop (Pot: 380,000)

The flop is A43
Fish2013 checks. Dwan bets 220k. Fish2013 raises to 600k. Dwan calls.

Turn (Pot: 1,580,000)

The turn is the 8
Fish2013 bets 1.2M all-in.

So, would you call or fold with the nut flush draw here? 

Take a moment to decide. Click “Show” for the results or just watch the video below.

Spoiler:
Dwan folds.

Fish2013 mucks Q 2 as he drags the pot.

Results & Pro Analysis

That’s all for me today, check back later for more quizzes and Doug Polk videos.  See you then!

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