It hasn't been a great return from dinner for Shawn Buchanan. He has just lost two pots in a row that has drop him below ten big blinds. We caught the first pot on the river, with the board reading . There was about 90,000 in the middle, and Buchanan checked to Nicolas Cushman, who fired out 30,000. Buchanan tanked for about a minute before folding, giving the pot to Cushman.
On the very next hand, action folded around to Buchanan on the button, and he raised 18,000. John Juanda made the call out of the big blind, and the flop came down . Both players checked, and the turn brought the . Juanda fired out 30,000, and Buchanan tagged along. The river was the , and Juanda went straight for his chips. He assembled three stacks of yellow T1,000 chips, and stuck them in for a bet of 60,000.
Buchanan tanked for about two or three minutes before tossing in the call. Juanda tabled for trip queens, and Buchanan tossed his hand into the muck. He is down to 68,000, while Juanda jumps up to 280,000.