Wendy Freedman Wins HPT Black Hawk ($167,696)
Morris had to be happy sticking his chips in with eights, but Freedman had kings. There were a lot of interesting events followed by some really lucrative awards, including the gold rings and the opened way for the Global Casino Championship that will take place by the end of the season. Looking back to previous editions of the tournament, the team of Casino News Daily presents to its readers the players that have scooped the largest cash prizes for winning the WSOP Europe Main Event. Alsup got the rest of those in after flopping top pair with against Freedman's flush draw — she defended in the blinds with — and a spade hit on the turn to leave Alsup cooked before the river even hit. Check your local listings for exact times in your area.
She had nines and called to send him packing in sixth. Greenblatt got three-outed by Paul Richardson when his ace-eight couldn't hold against ace-deuce. Down to 11 big blinds a little after that, he got them in with against the of Mark Morris. A flop brought lots of outs for Greenblatt but Richardson turned him dead when a ten hit.
Then, Freedman won her most critical pot at the final table. Corey Zedo made it , and then called all in for 2. Freedman had eights but flopped a boat to bust Zedo and snag half of the total chips. Richardson doubled numerous times as the short stack during final-table play but finally hit payouts when Freedman won a flip against him, pairing on the river with ace-queen against sevens. The match didn't last long as both players picked up pairs.
Morris had to be happy sticking his chips in with eights, but Freedman had kings. Like Freedman earlier, Morris found a set, but unlike Freedman, he was in bad shape against top set.
He didn't hit his one-outer, so Freedman took down the tournament. Photo courtesy of HPT. Be sure to complete your PokerNews experience by checking out an overview of our mobile and tablet apps here. Stay on top of the poker world from your phone with our mobile iOS and Android app , or fire up our iPad app on your tablet. You can also update your own chip counts from poker tournaments around the world with MyStack on both Android and iOS.
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