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It’s always entertaining to watch the big names in poker clash at the table, and that’s exactly what happened when six well-known players sat down for a cash game at the World Poker Tour. Phil Hellmuth, known for his brash demeanor, was up against Xuan Liu, a rising star in the poker world. Also in the game were Jamie Kerstetter, Scott Baumstein, Maria Konnikova, and David Baker.
The game was tense from the start, with Hellmuth and Liu quickly emerging as the two biggest rivals. The turning point came on the river card, when Liu had a pair of nines and Hellmuth was holding just two fives. Liu made a bold bet of $800, and after some thought, Hellmuth decided to call. The pot stood at $3,800, and Liu took it down with her winning hand.
As the game continued, it became clear that Liu was the one to watch. She held her own against Hellmuth. Will Liu take home most of the pot or will Hellmuth catch up and take over? Watch how this all plays out!