No-Limit 5 Card Draw
In a stunning hand, Jens Lakemeier just eliminated both Jerry Wong and Ashton Griffin at the same time.
Ashton Griffin opened from the cutoff with a raise to 55,000. Jerry Wong then moved all in from the small blind with a covering stack. Next to act was Jens Lakemeier, and he called the all-in from the big blind.
Ashton Griffin stood up from his chair, motioned his chips into the pot, pulled them back for a second, then plopped them down, calling, as well.
Wong took three, Lakemeier took one, and Griffin took one.
Griffin turned up for two pair while Lakemeier was drawing thin with . Wong was left drawing practically dead with . He needed to draw three of a kind to improve to a full house, which he did not do; he showed , making him a worse two pair.
Griffin turned up his last card, showing the and keeping his hand the same.
Lakemeier then sheepishly turned over his last card. It was the making him a full house and scoring him the double knockout.
With that hand, Lakemeier moves into the overwhelming chip lead. Griffin takes fifth place with the shortest stack for $23,235, and Wong takes fourth for $32,804.