Chris Brewer has become one of the world’s leading poker players, with the American reaching the pinnacle of his career this year with two WSOP bracelets, including a first-place finish in the $250,000 Super High Roller. Earning him $5,293,556.
In addition to his two bracelets, Brewer also holds EPT and Triton Series titles, and his playing style has drawn widespread praise even from his opponents. The American was one of the players taking part in the Super High Roller Bowl, and while he didn’t win any prizes, his performance was praised by players and PokerGo commentators.
Adam Hendrix on Twitter: Was one of those who wrote Brewer: “Not going to lie, I think @Chris_D_Brewer had the best performance in SHRB. Sometimes poker is painful and you have to to the results it deserves.” To be clear, Brewer’s failure was due to an AA failure that landed him on the tournament’s ITM bubble.
Despite this, players have won praise for their performances, with three-bet hero fold being the most talked about play in the tournament. There were 10 players left in the game when the match took place. When the level was 5,000/10,000, Brewer was in the small blind, limping in with Jason Koon in the big blind.
Koon didn’t miss the opportunity and announced a raise to 40,000 chips, Brewer called it. The flop came and Brewer immediately 3-bet. He checked and asked Koon to continue the action. The GGPoker Ambassador bet 22,000 and Brewer called again.
The turn card is 1, repeat the action. Koon now raises the price and bets 90,000 chips. Brewer broke down and called again. The river ended with . After Chris checked again, Jason Koon decided to overbet 367,000 for a pot of 314,000, a fake all-in, with only 1,000 chips left.
Chris Brewer felt uncomfortable quickly, without even taking a moment. The bank folded. The decision proved to be the right one as Jason Koon held the hole card and the river made a full house. Will you escape?