Andy Frankenberger raised to 300,000 and Phil Ivey made the call. The flop was , Ivey checked, Frankenberger bet 130,000, Ivey raised pot and Frankenberger called faster than a bolt of lightning strikes the earth. This was going to be the bracelet defining pot everyone is waiting for and this place is packed to the rafters.
Ivey turned over for the open ended straight draw and Frankenberger turned over for top pair. Andy Frankenberger was about to win his second World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet in consecutive years.
One more card to fade and Frankenberger was going to be our champion.
That's it! Frankenberger has not only won his second WSOP bracelet and $445,899, he has done so by beating the greatest poker player alive today. Frankenberger has his critics but what are they saying now? What a feat for Frankenberger and commiserations to Ivey who played like a champion throughout. He leaves with $275,559.