Flopped Royal Flush At Charity Event - Won $100,000!
charity, Howard Frank Memorial Deep Stack Charity Classic, Phil Hellmuth, royal flush, Sandy Brown.
Posted on 22 April 2015 by "T".
The main idea behind a charity poker tournament is to collect money for the less fortunate. It's not that common that players actually leave a chairty tournament with more than their buy-in back.
However, on Monday at the Howard Frank Memorial Deep Stack Charity Classic at the Daytona Breach Kennel Club and Poker Room, a women managed to win $100,000 in a single hand!
The winner, poker amateur Sandy Brown, probably couldn't believe her eyes when she flopped a royal flush of diamonds (probability 1 in 2.6 million) which, as part of a promotion, was the requirement to win $100,000 in cash! But that's not all - she also won a brand new Kia k900 Sedan worth $60,000! Several pros attended the event, including Kara Scott, Norman Chad and Phil Hellmuth, who tweeted this picture of himself with the lucky winner.
6 comments for "Flopped Royal Flush At Charity Event - Won $100,000!"
| luisexy69||22/04/2015 20:45:42 GMT|
The poker, and the world too is a strange place, go play a charity tournament and in the end win more money that she put and a brand new car, with the hand that lots of people/players take years, other months and other weeks for get in a table.
Maybe this story in a few days will get other news, from this women, because for what i see, is a charity tournament and win that kind of money, maybe she will go further and help others.
One way or other in the end all be happy , congratulations for the women
| arsenej1||23/04/2015 01:20:47 GMT|
| Nice and here i thought i was lucky ...this donk hand i ussually end the day playing a lil zoom to qind down. After "tilting" like a mofo from losing 15$ the hand before my qq cracked by fricken a6s i decided to caller a night by pushing my 99 allin....heres my result |
*********** # 1 **************
PokerStars Zoom Hand #134163083916: Hold'em No Limit ($0.10/$0.25) - 2015/04/22 22:12:41 AT [2015/04/22 21:12:41 ET]
Table 'Whirlpool' 9-max Seat #1 is the button
Seat 1: bispoloko ($25 in chips)
Seat 2: arsenej1 ($15.47 in chips)
Seat 3: finec2009 ($25 in chips)
Seat 4: mixer29 ($25 in chips)
Seat 5: vinniepooh ($25 in chips)
Seat 6: Horsu11 ($46.21 in chips)
Seat 7: Bichugan7 ($25.33 in chips)
Seat 8: BigBakes7 ($69.08 in chips)
Seat 9: the black81 ($12.50 in chips)
arsenej1: posts small blind $0.10
finec2009: posts big blind $0.25
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to arsenej1 [9c 9h]
BigBakes7: raises $0.25 to $0.50
the black81: folds
arsenej1: raises $1.50 to $2
BigBakes7: raises $2.75 to $4.75
arsenej1: raises $10.72 to $15.47 and is all-in
BigBakes7: calls $10.72
*** FLOP *** [8h Qd As]
*** TURN *** [8h Qd As]
*** RIVER *** [8h Qd As 9s]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
arsenej1: shows [9c 9h] (four of a kind, Nines)
BigBakes7: shows [Td Ts] (two pair, Tens and Nines)
arsenej1 collected $29.79 from pot
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot $31.19 | Rake $1.40
Board [8h Qd As 9s 9d]
Seat 1: bispoloko (button) folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 2: arsenej1 (small blind) showed [9c 9h] and won ($29.79) with four of a kind, Nines
Seat 3: finec2009 (big blind) folded before Flop
Seat 4: mixer29 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 5: vinniepooh folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 6: Horsu11 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 7: Bichugan7 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 8: BigBakes7 showed [Td Ts] and lost with two pair, Tens and Nines
Seat 9: the black81 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
| pinotte||23/04/2015 01:40:37 GMT|
| This is a pretty nice way to close a day nothing else thah a quad and a very nice pot to forget about the previous lost. Wish you a lot more like this not always quad but may win. |
| doubletop777||23/04/2015 09:37:16 GMT|
| What a great and heartwarming story and its always nice to see somebody win big. I have never had a flopped royal flush before so i can't imagine how excited she was when this happened|
| klash23||23/04/2015 14:19:45 GMT|
| It must be a double edged sword to have flopped a royal flush in this kind of tournament as I am sure there are going to plenty of internet trolls saying she should be giving her winnings to the charity.If it was me I would have some guilt about the winnings but there is no way I would give it away,a nice donation though.|
| bowie1984||17/05/2015 14:00:39 GMT|
| This was some badly mixed deck to be honest. Oh, I am just kidding, she probably was more happy about the cash than about the car though. Who would want to drive home with a KIA?|
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