Driving to the Commerce Casino tonight, I knew I was in for a chatty, fast paced and fun final table. Men “The Master” Nguyen is always entertaining, and fun to watch. In addition, I saw Freddy Twin would be there as well (Freddy put on a big rally to finish 2nd in the $300 NLHE w/rebuys earlier in the week), and I knew from earlier in the week that Freddy’s posse would be raising as much hell as Freddy would be raising pots. I put the over/under on Coronas consumed at the final table at 10. To add a twist, we had an NHL Hockey player at the final table. Unfortunately, Travis Green of the Boston Bruins has plenty of time to play poker these days, as it appears there will be no hockey season. Eventually, I would not be disappointed in the atmosphere although things started very………slow.
The Master was not the only Nguyen at the final table. In fact, there were three players with that last name. The Master himself, his apprentice Minh, and Vinh rounded out all the Nguyen’s at this final table. It was clear early on that at this final table, you were going to have to know when to say Nguyen. That’s because two of the three players with that last name were the first two to go.
Vinh was first out as he raised the pot with 77. Saul “Action” Eskin called him in the big blind with AJ of spades. Saul flopped a straight draw, turned a flush draw, and made his straight on the river, causing Nguyen to ask why. Vinh Nguyen finished 10th place, and pocketed $2,532 on the way out here cbetcasino.fr.
Even with Twin, Men the Master, and the very aggressive John …