With around 900 chips already in the pot on a board, an opponent checked to 2011 World Series of Poker gold bracelet winner Sean Getzwiller. Getzwiller bet 450 and his opponent check-raised to 1,025. After a little bit of thought, Getzwiller reraised all in for 3,150 total. His opponent called.
Getzwiller turned over the nuts with the for a Broadway straight. His opponent had outs holding the for top set. The river didn't pair the board when the fell and Getzwiller earned the double up.
Last year, Getzwiller won a $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em event with 4,178 players for $611,185. That ignited a nice run for Getzwiller as he went on to final table the $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout and cash in the $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em - Six-Handed events. From there, he made the money in the second Epic Poker League event, cashed twice at the WSOP Europe and final tabled the WSOP Circuit event here in Las Vegas for a third-place finish worth just shy of $90,000.