Jason Koon, runner up in the $3,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold'em/Pot-Limit Omaha event, just lost his first round match against Brian Green. Was was kind enough to give us the details of the match that almost went his way. Koon explained he was down early but managed to chip up giving him a 42,000-18,000 chip lead on the 400/800 level.
"I min-raised to 1,600 on the button and that sweetheart called," Koon started his story of the hand that could've ended the match. The flop came down with two clubs and Green checked to Koon who bet 2,000. "He just moved all in for like 16,300," Koon laughed as he made the call with . He was up against and a hit the turn right away turning the tables on this match.
In the 500/1,000 level Koon was down to 18,000 and Green raised the button to 2,500. Koon moved all in and Green called with . Koon showed and didn't manage to survive. Green moves on to the second round.