The Majestic Super High Roller (with re-buys) attracted 49 players with 11 rebuys being added to the prize pool. When the third day started, 9 players returned to play and John Juanda had an huge lead with 2,596,000 chips.
After several hours of battle on the final table, Juanda was playing heads-up against Mike Watson, the Canadian poker pro who started the day in 9th place with only 299k. Juand[...] Read more » WSOPE High Roller: Watson Defeated Juanda Heads-up
Joined: Sep '12
Age: 28 (M)
Awfull, John Juanda plays better than him, but whant can you do when you get AK vs AJ and lose... and next hand you got KT vs KJ ... first hand i think he was unlucky and next hand was no lucky )) anyway €1 million is €1 million ...
Joined: May '08
Age: 34 (M)
we all know that in the long run luck evens out and if you lose with ak against aj even 10 times in a row, you will win probably 15 times in a row later. but the point is not winning the more hands with the better hand- it is super vital that you will the hands that are most important financially! like this one, tough luck
Joined: Apr '09
Age: 39 (M)
Mike Watson must have done a great work at the final table, starting with 239k and reaching the final HU with 4.17 M, looks like John Juanda rested more than a lot during this period, and this may have been the cause for his loss. It's ok to let things go when you're leading with such an advantage, but if you stop showing some work those who will be rising in the game will feel them as weakers. Mike won enough confidence at the final table, with such a boost to is stack, that he played equal to equal on the last HU, not fearing anything that could come from Juanda. And nothing bad came.