From early position, Paul Newey raised to 5,000. Sorel Mizzi called on the button, and Joseph Cheong called out of the big blind. On the flop, Cheong and Newey checked. Mizzi bet 10,500, and Cheong folded. Newey reached for chips and tossed in a raise to 30,000. After some thought, Mizzi reraised all in. Newey called to put his stack on the line for 95,800 total. He held the for top pair, top kicker, while Mizzi had the for a flush draw.
The turn was the to give Newey two pair. It also added a Broadway straight draw for Mizzi.
The river completed the board with the , and Newey's big slick held up. He won the pot with aces and kings to double to over 200,000. Mizzi was left with 72,000.
Newey is a relatively new player to the high-stakes poker world, but he is no stranger to being a high roller. In a recent interview with PokerNews' Rich Ryan, Newey discusses diving into the world of poker, improving his game, and much more.
You can read that interview by clicking here.