WPH #431: ALL IN With 8 HIGH And $400,000 On The Line!

Stephen Chidwick and David Peters are two titans of the high stakes poker world with almost $100,000,000 in live poker tournament earnings combined.

They are playing in a $25,000 poker tournament as part of the US Poker Open in the PokerGO studio in Las Vegas.

With just 3 players remaining and both of them having the biggest two stacks there are some heavy ICM (Independent Chip Model) implications that must be considered as the other player, Sean Winter, has just 14 big blinds.

When you are a middling stack at a poker final table you are highly incentivized to avoid playing huge pots and risk busting when there is a shorter stack at the table. Stephen Chidwick knows this all too well which will be a big reason that he decides to run a huge bluff against David Peters.

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This hand analysis was part of my Weekly Poker Hand series. I have been covering a poker hand every week for over 8 years!

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