Dutch Boyd has sat in the winner's seat before. When the third and final day of the $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em Event #33 saw the surviving 10 players make their way back to the ESPN feature stage, Will Givens had the biggest chipstack with more than one million in chips. But perhaps Dutch Boyd had the inside line on how to take charge of the final stages of a tournament because after 154 hands of play, he was the last one standing and added gold bracelet number three to his collection.
Fast forward to the heads-up portion of the tournament that lasted only 16 hands. The finale came on Hand #153 when Dutch Boyd raised to 120,000 and Steven Norden raised to 250,000. Boyd called.
The flop was spread to reveal the .
Both players checked and the turn card brought the . Norden led out for 300,000 and Boyd called.
Norden moved all-in on the river .
Boyd then asked for a count. After finding out the amount was 735,000, he thought about it for a few seconds before making the call.
Boyd turned over the and Norden showed the .
Boyd was instantly out of his seat in celebration. While Boyd's face clearly showed the relief and happiness of the win, the opposite effect was taking place with Norden who tossed his cards at the board.
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