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Event #58: $10,000 Main Event

Cogert Eliminated Just Shy of the Break

Mitchell Cogert

Khoa Nguyen raised to 85,000 from middle position and action folded all the way around to Mitchell Cogert in the big blind. He decided to exercise his option with a three-bet to 250,000, Nguyen moved all in, and Cogert called off for 910,000.

Cogert: {K-Hearts}{K-Diamonds}
Nguyen: {A-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}

Cogert was in great shape to double with his pocket kings, especially after the {4-Clubs}{6-Clubs}{7-Diamonds} flop; however, the {A-Hearts} turn gave Nguyen a pair of aces and the lead. Cogert's went from a big favorite to an extreme underdog. Needing one of the two kings, Cogert's run came to an end when the {2-Clubs} blanked on the river.

Player Chips Progress
Khoa Nguyen us
Khoa Nguyen
us 3,750,000 690,000
Mitchell Cogert us
Mitchell Cogert
us Busted

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