Main Event: Tom Nguyen Doubles through Austin Buchanan

Winter Poker Open Main Event
$1,650 Buy-In, $500,000 Guaranteed
Level 21: 6,000/12,000/2,000 | Payouts
Players Remaining: 32/671

The board laid 5c5h3s7s and Tom Nguyen lead for 85,000 into Austin Buchanan on the button. Buchanan called and it was time for the river.

The board completed with the Ts and Nguyen lead for an all-in bet of 172,000. Buchanan didn’t need much time to find a call and threw in a few chips putting Nguyen at risk.

Nguyen: 6s5s for runner-runner spade flush

Buchanan flashed Kd5d for a flopped set and cut out 172,000 for Nguyen. The hand left Buchanan short while Nguyen crossed 800,000 chips.

Tom Nguyen – 865,000
Austin Buchanan – 180,000