Every week, Five of a Kind presents you with some of the best Tweets and other social media posts in the world of poker. We found some more gems this week, so let's dive in! Don't Joke with The Germans! Serial tanker and U.S. Poker Open event winner Jordan Cristos did not
Defending U.S Poker Open champion Stephen Chidwick has taken the Championship lead with another incredible win, taking down the $25,000 Pot Limit Omaha event for $351,000 after defeating Cary Katz heads up. This marks Chidwick's second win of the series, his fourth in total, after making nine of a possible fifteen final
The flop read [KcJs3c] and Ben Yu fired out a pot-sized bet of 69,000. Ali Imsirovic made the call, which was slightly more than his entire stack. Jordan Cristos then came over the top all-in and Yu made the call. Yu: [QcQhJc9c] Cristos: [AsAcJsXx] Imsirovic: [Ah4d3h3s] The turn came [5c], giving Yu a flush,
Ben Yu opened for 18,000 on the button and Jordan Cristos, in the big blind, raised the pot, which was nearly his entire stack. Yu briefly pondered a call before deciding on a fold.
With the board reading [8c8h6h] Joshua Ladines moved for his last 63,000 chips. Alex Foxen snap called. Foxen: [9cJhTc7s] Ladines: [KhJsKd5d] Ladines was ahead with his pokcet kings but Foxen had flopped multiple straight draws. The board ran out [2d] on the turn and [Jc] on the river as Foxen could not improve and
On a flop of [6c7s2c] with roughly 37,000 in the middle, Jordan Cristos was all in for his last 31,000. Anthony Zinno folded, but Alex Foxen called. Foxen: [KcQcQs4h] Cristos: [Jc9c7h6s] The turn and river landed the [8d] and [9d] and Cristos doubled through.
Jordan Cristos limped the cutoff for 4,000 and Joshua Ladines raised to 16,000 from the small blind. Ben Yu made it 52,000 from the big blind, and after Cristos folded, Ladines called. The flop fell [8d5sQd] and Ladines checked to Yu who opted to bet 55,000. Ladines folded, and Yu collected
Alex Foxen raised to 10,000 in middle position and Jordan Cristos re-raised to 36,000 on the button. Foxen called, and then checked the [4cKh7c] flop to Cristos who continued for 13,000. Foxen dropped in a stack of chips amounting to roughly 140,000, and Cristos snap-folded.