06/14/16 01:20:53 PM PST
Rik Vandijk Triples Up
After being left with 24,000 after the ante is paid, Rik Vandijk moves all in on the button and is called by Charles Carragher and Cameron Rezaie in the blinds.
Carragher and Rezaie check the flop of and the turn of . The river is the and they check a third time.
"Jack-high" announces Rezaie. Carragher mucks his hand and Van Dijk says "I have an eight," and tables , good for the triple-up.
Rik Vandijk - 86,000 (6 bb)
06/14/16 01:15:53 PM PST
Cardona Yahir Doubles Up - Cripples Rik Vandijk
Action folds to Cardona Yahir in the cutoff and he moves all in for 262,000. Rik Vandijk calls from the small blind.
The board runs out and Yahir doubles up, leaving Vandijk with only 26,000 at the end of the hand.
Cardona Yahir - 554,000 (35 bb)
Rik Vandijk - 26,000 (2 bb)
06/14/16 01:08:09 PM PST
Koray Aldemir Doubles Through James Mackey...Again
Koray Aldemir moves all in on a flop of and is called by James Mackey to put him at risk.
Aldemir has an open-ended straight draw against Mackey's set of sevens.
The turn is the , which gives Aldemir his straight. The river is the , which doesn't pair the board and Aldemir doubles up for a second time.
Koray Aldemir - 540,000 (33 bb)
James Mackey - 440,000 (27 bb)
06/14/16 01:03:22 PM PST
Koray Aldemir Doubles Through James Mackey
Koray Aldemir moves all in for 115,000 under the gun. James Mackey, next to act, asks for a count before calling. Everyone else folds quickly and action is heads-up.
The board runs out and Aldemire doubles up with a full house, sevens full of fives.
Koray Aldemir - 244,000 (16 bb)
James Mackey - 595,000 (38 bb)
06/14/16 01:00:32 PM PST
James Alexander Doubles Through Matt Schreiber
With approximately 175,000 in the pot on the turn of a board, James Alexander finds himself all-in and at risk against Matt Schreiber. Alexander is holding the nut flush with , but Schreiber has outs, holding for trip jacks and meaning that any nine, three, queen, or the case jack, would eliminate Alexander.
The river is the and Alexander breathes a sigh of relief as he survives and doubles up.
James Alexander - 455,000 (29 bb)
Matt Schreiber - 310,000 (20 bb)
06/14/16 12:58:32 PM PST
Keith Block Eliminated by Christopher Leong in 22nd Place ($10,259)
Keith Block moves all in for his last 182,000 and is called by Christopher Leong.
Block starts the hand ahead and needs to hold. The board runs out , Leong improves to trips and sends Block to the rail.
Christopher Leong - 1,035,000 (64 bb)
Keith Block - Eliminated in 22nd place
06/14/16 12:53:47 PM PST
Erik Silberman Outkicks Koray Aldemir
Erik Silberman raises to 33,000 from early position and Koray Aldemir calls from the big blind.
The flop is and Aldemir check-calls a 45,000 bet from Silberman.
The turn is the and both players check. The river is the and again both players check.
Aldemir shows but Silberman has for two pair, queens and fours, with an ace kicker to take the pot.
Erik Silberman - 560,000 (35 bb)
Koray Aldemir - 125,000 (8 bb)
06/14/16 12:48:30 PM PST
James Chen Doubles Through Cameron Rezaie
Cameron Rezaie opens for a raise to 34,000 from middle position. James Chen moves all in for 127,000. Everyone else folds back to Rezaie, who calls.
The board runs out to double Chen up and put another dent in Rezaie's stack.
James Chen - 292,000 (18 bb)
Cameron Rezaie - 448,000 (28 bb)
06/14/16 12:44:51 PM PST
Charles Carragher Takes The Chiplead
Cameron Rezaie thinking about calling on the river
Charles Carragher limps from the cutoff, only to see Cameron Rezaie raise to 34,000 from the button. The blinds get out of the way, and Carragher calls.
The flop is and Carragher checks. Rezaie methodically counts out a bet of 48,000 and commits the chips to the pot. Carragher casually throws in two green 25,000 chips to call.
The turn is the and Carragher leads out for a bet of 76,000. Rezaie thinks for about 90 seconds before calling.
The river is the and Carragher bets again, this time 145,000. Rezaie goes into the tank, counting his remaining chips (approximately 575,000) before flicking his hole cards into the muck, sending the pot, and the chip lead, to Carragher.
Charles Carragher - 1,150,000 (72 bb)
Cameron Rezaie - 575,000 (36 bb)
06/14/16 12:38:01 PM PST
Cardona Yahir Doubles Through James Chen
James Chen raises from mid position and Cardona Yahir moves all in for 114,000 next to act. Everyone else folds and Chen calls.
The board runs out and Cardona doubles up with a full house.
Yahir Cardona - 264,000 (22 bb)
James Chen - 140,000 (11 bb)
06/14/16 12:37:00 PM PST
Jeff Gross Eliminated by James Mackey in 23rd Place ($10,259)
Jeff Gross moves all in from late position and is called by James Mackey in the big blind.
The board runs out ; no help to Gross, and he is eliminated from the tournament.
James Mackey - 690,000 (43 bb)
Jeff Gross - Eliminated
06/14/16 12:32:44 PM PST
James Mackey Doubles Through Chris Karambinis
Chris Karambinis raises from middle position and James Mackey moves
all-in for his last 196,000 from the cutoff. Everyone else folds and the
cards are on their backs.
The board runs out . Safe for Mackey's aces and he will double up.
James Mackey - 430,000 (35 bb)
Chris Karambinis - 410,000 (34 bb)
06/14/16 12:25:20 PM PST
Joseph Pergola Eliminated by Cameron Rezaie in 24th Place ($10,259)
Joseph Pergola eliminated in 24th place
Joseph Pergola is all in and called by Cameron Rezaie.
The board runs out and Pergola is sent home in 24th place.
Cameron Rezaie - 680,000 (56 bb)
Joseph Pergola - Eliminated in 24th place ($10,259)
06/14/16 12:22:56 PM PST
Ian Schwartz Doubles Up
Action folds to Ian Schwartz in middle position and he moves all in for 128,000. Roberto Romanello calls from the button and the blinds get out of the way.
Romanello is ahead, but the board runs out , giving Schwartz a higher two pair (aces and sevens) to take the pot and secure the double up.
Ian Schwartz - 288,000 (24 bb)
Roberto Romanello - 840,000 (70 bb)
06/14/16 12:20:34 PM PST
Jeff Gross Doubles Through Christopher Leong
Jeff Gross Shoves all in for 64,000 over a raise from Christopher Leong, and Leong calls.
The board runs out and Gross will double up.
Jeff Gross - 162,000 (13 bb)
Christopher Leong - 600,000 (50)
06/14/16 12:14:30 PM PST
Roberto Romanello Wins Battle Of The Blinds
Action folds to Roberto Romanello in the small blind and he raises to 27,000. Rik Vandijk is in the big blind and he calls.
The flop is and Romanello checks. Vandijk leads out for 18,000 and the Welshman calls.
The turn is the and Romanello again checks. Vandijk looks at his chips before slowly checking behind.
The river is the and Romanello checks for a third time. Vandijk counts out 42,000 and slides the bet into the middle. Romanello thinks for about 60 seconds before tossing a chip in to call, which leads Vandijk to quickly toss his hand into the muck, allowing Romanello to pick up the pot without showing his cards.
Roberto Romanello - 970,000 (80 bb)
Rik Vandijk - 315,000 (26 bb)
06/14/16 12:10:54 PM PST
Charles Carragher Stacking Chips
Charles Carragher raises from early position while still stacking his chips and James Chen is the only caller from the button.
The flop is . Carragher elects to check and Chen bets 26,000. Carragher calls.
The turn is the and Carragher again checks. Chen sends out a second bet, this time for 66,000, and Carragher calls after some thought.
The river is the and Carragher checks for a third time. Chen thinks about his options, eventually elected to check behind, then was shown by Carragher, which was enough for Chen to throw his hand away and concede the pot.
Charles Carragher - 980,000 (41 bb)
James Chen - 230,000 (19 bb)
06/14/16 12:02:14 PM PST
And They're Off...
Cards are in the air for the final 24 players!