Watson Spikes Wheel to Survive
Blake Watson was all in preflop for about 125,000 against big stack Sharon Aloor who had already grown his stack by some margin since the start of play.
Watson held a of Diamonds, 5 of Diamonds, with a lead against the k of Spade, j of Hearts, of Aloor. But the flop knocked Watson behind as it came king in the window k of Clubs, 4 of Spade, 3 of Hearts, . The turn spun it back around to favor Watson as the 2 of Diamonds, came off to give him the wheel and the river was the a of Hearts, to confirm his double and take some from Aloor who still has a large stack regardless.
Sharon Aloor – 1,250,000 Blake Watson – 260,000
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