Ivey eases the pain with $439k pot

Phil Ivey
It's good to be the king.

Going 0-for-55 at this year's WSOP in Vegas, Phil Ivey was down to WSOP Europe to save him from a six-figure hit from his bracelet side bets.

With a deep run in the £2,500 H.O.R.S.E. tournament, it even looked like he might just pull it off.

Busting out in sixth, however, and then busting again early in the Main Event, it wasn't meant to be for Ivey and it looks like he'll be forking out some big money very shortly.

Luckily for Ivey though, there's always perennial high-stakes online poker whipping boy lady marmelade. 

Lady marmelade stepped up to give it a go at RailHeaven again this week and, true to form, dumped off $300k to Ivey including the biggest pot this week.

Watch the big hand in the PokerListings.com Hand Replayer here, and see the hand history below as tracked by the PL.com MarketPulse software.

Game 8289675489 TABLE : RailHeaven (six-max) $500/$1,000 - No-Limit Hold'em Tue Sep 30 2008 - 12:55pm ET

Table Setup

Seat 1 trex313 ($202,497)
Seat 2 lady marmelade ($217,374.50)
Seat 3 Patrik Antonius ($203,994)
Seat 4 DaEvils ($118,494)
Seat 5 Phil Ivey ($288,460)
Seat 6 OMGClayAiken ($123,384)
Phil Ivey posts the small blind of $500
OMGClayAiken posts the big blind of $1,000
The button is in seat #4


trex313 raises to $3,500
lady marmelade raises to $12,000
Patrik Antonius folds
DaEvils folds
Phil Ivey raises to $40,500
OMGClayAiken folds
trex313 folds
lady marmelade raises to $217,374.50, and is all-in
Phil Ivey calls $176,874.50
lady marmelade shows [K K]
Phil Ivey shows [A A]

Flop: [2 8 9]

Turn: [2 8 9][J]

River: [2 8 9 J][7]

lady marmelade shows a pair of kings
Phil Ivey shows a pair of aces
Phil Ivey wins the pot ($439,246) with a pair of aces
lady marmelade adds $50,000


Total pot $439,249 | Rake $3
Board: [2 8 9 J 7]
Seat 1 trex313 folded before the flop
Seat 2 lady marmelade showed [K K]and lost with a pair of kings
Seat 3 Patrik Antonius didn't bet (folded)
Seat 4 DaEvils (button) didn't bet (folded)
Seat 5 Phil Ivey (small blind) showed [A A] and won ($439,246) with a pair of aces
Seat 6 OMGClayAiken (big blind) folded before the flop

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