05/07/18 02:13:17 PM PDT
Level 30 Started
|Level:||30 ||Blinds:||40,000/80,000 ||Ante:||10,000|05/07/18 01:59:06 PM PDT
The final 3 players are on a 15-minute break.
05/07/18 01:58:30 PM PDT
Mike Jukich and James St. Hilaire Swap Spots in the Chip Counts
Mike Jukich limps in on the button and James St. Hilaire checks his option from the big blind.
The flop is and St. Hilaire checks to Jukich who bets 65,000. St. Hilaire calls.
The turn is the and St. Hilaire checks again. Jukich bets 170,000 and St. Hilaire calls.
On the river, St. Hilaire check-calls for a third time, this time a bet of 400,000 from Jukich. Jukich shows down his and that's enough to earn him the pot as St. Hilaire mucks.
The two swap places in the chip counts after exchanging that pot.
Mike Jukich - 3,600,000 (60 bb)
James St. Hilaire - 2,800,000 (47 bb)
05/07/18 01:40:39 PM PDT
Mike Jukich Falls Below 3 Million
James St. Hilaire opens to 125,000 on the button Mike Jukich calls from the small blind.
The flop is which prompts a check from both players. The turn is the and Jukich checks a second time. St. Hilaire bets 100,000 and Jukich calls.
On the river, Jukich checks and this time, he folds to a bet of 400,000 from St. Hilaire. With that, Jukich drops below 3 million while St. Hilaire picks up the pot and moves to roughly 3,500,000.
James St. Hilaire - 3,500,000 (58 bb)
Mike Jukich - 2,800,000 (47 bb)
05/07/18 01:29:35 PM PDT
Jeremy Stein Takes Some Back
From the button, Jeremy Stein opens to 135,000. Mike Jukich calls from the big blind.
The flop comes down and Jukich checks to Stein who bets 100,000. Jukich calls.
On the turn, Jukich checks a second time. Stein bets a second time, making it 225,000. Jukich calls again.
The river is the and Jukich checks again. Stein puts out 500,000 and Jukich folds his hand. Stein takes down the pot without a showdown and recovers some chips.
Jeremy Stein - 3,800,000 (63 bb)
Mike Jukich - 3,000,000 (50 bb)
05/07/18 01:18:56 PM PDT
James St. Hilaire With a Big River Bet
James St. Hilaire opens with a raise and Jeremy Stein defends from the big blind.
The flop is and both players check to see the on the turn. There, Stein checks, then calls a bet of 75,000 from St. Hilaire.
The river is the and St. Hilaire puts out a big bet of 675,000.
"I don't like the sizing," Stein says after thinking for a bit. He lets his hand go and St. Hilaire takes down another pot.
James St. Hilaire - 3,650,000 (61 bb)
Jeremy Stein - 3,200,000 (53 bb)
05/07/18 01:15:08 PM PDT
One for James St. Hilaire
From the button, Mike Jukich opens to 125,000. Jeremy Stein calls from the small blind and James St. Hilaire calls from the big blind.
The flop is and both players checks to Jukich who bets 165,000. He finds two callers.
On the turn, all three players check to see the river. There, Stein checks. St. Hilaire puts out a bet of 275,000 and both of his opponents release. That earns him the pot and chips him up to 3,400,000.
James St. Hilaire - 3,400,000 (57 bb)
Mike Jukich - 3,150,000 (53 bb)
Jeremy Stein - 3,500,000 (58 bb)
05/07/18 01:05:59 PM PDT
Kyle Adams Eliminated in 4th Place ($55,396)
From the button, Kyle Adams raises, making it 140,000. Action folds to the big blind where Jeremy Stein three-bets to 450,000. Action is back on Adams who thinks for a bit before moving all in. Stein snap calls.
The board runs clean for Stein when it comes . That spells the end for Adams who locks up $55,396 for his run in the Main Event. Stein takes down the pot and moves to nearly 4 million chips.
Players are now on a short bathroom break.
Jeremy Stein - 3,785,000 (63 bb)
Kyle Adams - Eliminated
05/07/18 12:48:17 PM PDT
Level 29 Started
|Level:||29 ||Blinds:||30,000/60,000 ||Ante:||10,000|05/07/18 12:40:24 PM PDT
Chris Conrad Eliminated in 5th Place ($41,661)
Jeremy Stein shoves from the small blind and Chris Conrad calls all in from the big blind.
Conrad tables and needs to improve against Stein's .
The board comes and Stein flops an ace to eliminate Conrad in fifth place ($41,661)
Jeremy Stein - 2,800,000 (56 bb)
Chris Conrad - Eliminated
05/07/18 12:37:29 PM PDT
James St. Hilaire vs Jeremy Stein
Jeremy Stein opens to 115,000 on the button and James St. Hilaire defends his big blind.
The flop comes , St. Hilaire checks and Stein bets 75,000. St. Hilaire calls.
Both players check the on the turn. The river brings the , St. Hilaire bets 150,000 and says "Just in case you have ace high".
Stein goes "There are a couple of ways to interpret that" as he puts his cards in the muck.
James St. Hilaire - 3,275,000 (66 bb)
Jeremy Stein - 2,525,000 (51 bb)
05/07/18 12:28:17 PM PDT
Chris Caruso Eliminated in 6th Place ($31,780)
From the hijack seat, Chris Caruso moves all in for 370,000. Action folds to the button where James St. Hilaire calls.
The board comes down and that makes a pair of jacks for St. Hilaire who takes down the pot. Caruso hits the rail in 6th place and collects $31,780 for his finish in the Main Event.
James St. Hilaire - 3,000,000 (60 bb)
Chris Caruso - Eliminated
05/07/18 12:17:16 PM PDT
Chris Caruso Sliding
From the button, Mike Jukich opens to 110,000. Chris Caruso defends his big blind with a call.
The flop is and Caruso checks, then calls a bet of 125,000 from Jukich.
On the turn, Caruso decides to lead out, betting 250,000. Jukich just calls.
The river is the and Caruso puts out a small bet, making it 150,000. Jukich thinks for a moment, then decides to raise, making it 400,000. Caruso thinks for a bit, then folds, leaving himself with just about 400,000 chips.
Mike Jukich - 2,900,000 (58 bb)
Chris Caruso - 400,000 (8 bb)
05/07/18 12:12:55 PM PDT
Kyle Adams Earns a Double
From the cutoff, James St. Hilaire opens with a raise to 115,000. Next to act is Kyle Adams on the button and he moves all in for 605,000. Action folds back to St. Hilaire.
"I always have it," St. Hilaire says before calling.
The board comes and that gives St. Hilaire a pair of jacks, but unfortunately for him, it's not good. Adam's overpair to the board holds and he earns a double back to over a million chips.
"I never told you this," Kyle Adams says. "But I always have it as well."
Kyle Adams - 1,300,000 (26 bb)
James St. Hilaire - 2,550,000 (51 bb)
05/07/18 12:07:10 PM PDT
Jeremy Stein and James St. Hilaire Tangle
Jeremy Stein raises to 115,000 from the hijack. Jame St. Hilaire calls from the big blind.
The flop is and St. Hilaire checks over to Stein who bets 75,000. St. Hilaire calls.
On the turn, St. Hilaire check-calls another bet, this time for 200,000 from Stein.
The river is the and St. Hilaire checks for a third time. Stein bets 475,000. St. Hilaire tanks for a bit, then eventually decides to let it go, awarding the pot to Stein.
Jeremy Stein - 2,800,000 (56 bb)
James St. Hilaire - 3,050,000 (61 bb)
05/07/18 11:58:17 AM PDT
James St. Hilaire Assumes the Chip Lead
From the hijack seat, James St. Hilaire opens with a raise to 115,000. Action folds to the big blind where Chris Caruso defends.
The flop is and Caruso checks. St. Hilaire bets 115,000 again and Caruso calls.
On the turn, Caruso checks and St. Hilarie bets again. He makes it 225,000 this time and Caruso folds, allowing St. Hilaire to take down the pot and assume the chip lead.
James St. Hilaire - 3,500,000 (70 bb)
Chris Caruso - 1,000,000 (20 bb)
05/07/18 11:56:23 AM PDT
Level 28 Started
|Level:||28 ||Blinds:||25,000/50,000 ||Ante:||5,000|05/07/18 11:36:16 AM PDT
Players are currently on their first fifteen minute break of the day.
05/07/18 11:29:13 AM PDT
Kyle Jensen Eliminated in 7th Place ($24,586)
From the button, Kyle Jensen moves all in for 325,000. Action folds to the big blind where Chris Caruso calls.
The board runs out and Caruso makes a pair of eights to secure the pot. Jensen hits the rail in 7th place and collects $24,586 for his run in the Main Event.
Chris Caruso - 1,600,000 (40 bb)
Kyle Jensen - Eliminated
05/07/18 11:22:14 AM PDT
Paul Fisher Eliminated in 8th Place ($19,291)
James St. Hilaire opens to 90,000 from under the gun and Paul Fisher moves all in for around 400,000 from late position. St. Hilaire calls.
Fisher tables and appears to be in great shape against St. Hilaire's .
The board runs out and St. Hilaire spikes a jack on the flop to eliminate Fisher in eighth place ($19,291)
James St. Hilaire - 2,250,000 (56 bb)
Paul Fisher - Eliminated