Sam Trickett has revealed the details of a major hand he won in the Macau cash games worth $2 million. Trickett won the hand with a flush, but reveals to have played bigger hands in his career.
Rumors about Sam Trickett winning a monster hand worth $2 million in the Macau cash games began spreading last month, and now the UK star has decided to share the details behind the hand on his Titan Poker blog
Trickett is one of many high profile pros who have been involved in the Macau cash games over the past year, and has often tweeted about the action from his official twitter
Up until now his updates have been lacking detail about the specifics of the action, but this all changes in his newest post in which he describes how a turned flush gave him a massive $2 million payout - one of the biggest single hands to have reached the public from the otherwise closed games.
The hand played out three-handed with two other unnamed pros with blinds of HKD$10,000/$20,000, equaling roughly $1,500/$3,000 US dollars.
Folded around, the button makes it HKD$60,000, before Trickett three-bets to HKD$220,000 with
from the small blind, only to receive a call from both the big blind and the original raiser.
The three see a flop of 3 4 5 with two diamonds. Trickett checks, and the big blinds now bets HKD$440,000, getting a call from both the button and Trickett in the small blind.
On the turn, Trickett hits his diamond as the dealer lays out the
, and action is now checked around to see a
Trickett choses to check again, and the big blind puts in a big HKD$2.2 million bet. The button calls, but Trickett isn't done and moves all-in for a HKD$7.7 million. After some time in the tank, the big blind eventually calls, before the button folds and Trickett can show his jack-high flush to take the monster pot.
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"I raked in the biggest pot I have ever won which was around HKD$16 million, about $2 million USD," Trickett writes.
"It's actually not the biggest pot I have played and I have lost a few pots bigger than that where I took some nasty beats, but it was certainly amazing to win my first big pot," he adds.
Trickett's blog post also describes some of the regular action going on in Macau, as well as how he had been experiencing a number of big swings prior to the record hand.
Finally, the young English star also reveals how he has planned plenty of action all around the globe in the near future, including appearances at the scheduled super high roller tournaments in Manila and Monte Carlo later this month.