Event #3 $25,000 Short Deck
After a rivered full house for Wai Leong Chan (with pocket aces, no less) was paid by Phua with to the tune of 850,000, the board , Phua found himself hovering around the 3,000,000 chip mark, in need of a double.
His chance came when Chan set him in preflop holding ; he called with for 3,090,000.
Chan paired his king straight away, the board bringing no help for Phua: .
Phua, who’s racked up multiple near-misses in high roller Short Deck events, will have to accept second place once more, along with the accompanying $305,000 in prize money.
|Wai Leong Chan||18,000,000||4,000,000|