RG NKC MAIN EVENT (DAY 1A): JOHNSON DOUBLES UP

Level 9 (600/1200/1200)
Total Entrants: 63

We arrive at Table 15 to see a flop already spread, reading 6♦5♥3♦. Five players have cards in front of them and there's already 22,000 in the pot. Stephen Johnson (pictured) is first to act in the small blind and he moves all in for his last 8,100. Three players fold and Dan Lowery calls from the cutoff.

Stephen Johnson - 6♣5♠
Dan Lowery - 7♦8♦

Johnson is ahead with top two pair, but against Lowery's straight and flush draws, the outcome is basically a coin toss.

The T♠ on the turn is no help to Lowery but he still has 15 outs to improve. None of them are the 3♥ that hits the river and Johnson survives to more than double up.

Stephen Johnson - 38,300
Dan Lowery - 12,800


Mark Slatcher
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