RG Tunica Main Event (Day 2): Dennis Thurman Takes The Lead

Level 25 (30,000/60,000/60,000)
Total Entrants: 536
Players Remaining: 2
Average Stack: 5,360,000

Dan Lowery led for the entirety of the final table leading into heads up but it is Dennis Thurman's turn to take the lead. Thurman doubled up through Lowery and then won a few more pots to jump into first place. 

Lowery had Thurman at risk with AQ♠ against Thurman's 8♠7♠ on a 95♠2♠ flop. Thurman was at risk for 1,280,000 and paired his eight on the 8 turn. The 9♠ completed the board and Thurman doubled.

Then, Thurman raised to 280,000 and Lowery three-bet to 530,000. Thurman called and Lowery bet 300,000 on the A♣72 flop. An all-in came from Thurman to put Lowery at risk for 4 million more. Lowery folded and Thurman took that pot.

Finally, Lowery opened to 130,000 and Thurman three-bet to 385,000. Lowery called and the K63 flop brought a bet of 300,000 from Thurman.

Lowery matched and the 4 turn was checked by both. Thurman checked the J♠ river and called Lowery's bet of 300,000 right away with A♣J. Lowery's inferior flush 9♠8 lost the pot and Thurman is in control for the time being.

Dennis Thurman - 6,450,000
Dan Lowery -43,320,000
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