2018/19 WSOP Circuit - HARRAH'S CHEROKEE (North Carolina)

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Event #10: $1,700 MAIN EVENT

EVENT IN PROGRESS:Level: 18 | Blinds: 3,000/6,000 | Ante: 1,000
  • Buy-in: $1,700
  • Prizepool: $1,646,805
  • Entries: 1,087
  • Remaining: 133


Sunday, June 12, 2016 11:00 PM Local Time
Five-Ball Saves Ron Ware from Elimination

Pot-Limit Omaha

On the button, Ron Ware pot-raises to 70,000. Jason Stockfish calls in the small blind. Paul Volpe puts in a reraise to 170,000 from the big blind. Ware goes all-in for 182,000 total, Stockfish folds, and Volpe adds 12,000 to call.

Paul Volpe:     
Ron Ware:     

The flop is    , keeping Ware in the lead with his pair of queens. "Five-ball," whispers Ware, wanting to get the hand right over with.

The turn is the  , and now Volpe takes a huge lead with aces-up. Ware is left drawing to one of the non-club fives or the remaining queens to save his tournament life.

The river is indeed one of those outs, as the   improves Ware's hand to a straight. Ware doubles up.

Ron Ware - 400,000

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