Event #40: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em

Cunningham Poised to Continue His Run

• Lygis 19: 4,000-8,000, 1,000 ante
Allen Cunningham

With three cashes so far this summer, including his 2nd-place finish in Event #12, Allen Cunningham has continued to play well and catch cards which is always needed to run deep in these large-field events.

In a blind versus blind scenario, Cunningham raised from the small blind to 24,000 and was called by the big blind. Cunningham continued for 32,000 on the {5-Spades}{2-Clubs}{10-Spades} flop and the big blind called.

The {9-Spades} turn slowed Cunningham down and he checked to the big blind who bet 45,000. It took some thought on Cunningham's part but eventually called.

Both players checked the {j-Diamonds} river. When the hands were tabled, the big blind showed {a-}{k-Hearts} which was no match for Cunningham's {a-Hearts}{a-Clubs}.

Žymos: Allen Cunningham