06/23/17 06:27:34 PM PST
Connor Drinan Takes One Down
Grayson Ramage raised to 85,000 under the gun and was called by Tommy Chen in the small blind and Connor Drinan in the big blind. The flop came and all three players checked.
The turn was the and Chen bet out 130,000. Drinan went all in for 285,000, Ramage folded, and after a little while, Chen said "It's close," and folded.
Drinan took down the pot and Chen said he folded queen-jack.
|Tommy Chen||1,200,000||100,000 |
|Connor Drinan||975,000||585,000 |06/23/17 06:16:34 PM PST
Lucky Chop for Connor Drinan
Connor Drinan moved all in for 370,000 on the button and Artem Metalidi called in the big blind to put him at risk.
The flop came and Metalidi was still ahead. The turn gave Drinan some extra chop outs, and he started asking for his outs. The river was one of them and the two players chopped the pot.
|Artem Metalidi||1,625,000||65,000 |
|Connor Drinan||390,000||-1,190,000 |06/23/17 06:15:38 PM PST
Amit Makhija Eliminated in 12th Place ($39,284)
With about 400,000 in the pot on a board reading , Amit Makhija checked from the big blind, and Dmitry Yurasov bet 280,000.
Makhija thought for a moment and moved all in for 875,000. Yurasov asked for a count and, after weighing his options, he called.
Makhija cringed and tabled for bottom pair and Yurasov tabled for two pairs to scoop the pot, sending Makhija to the rail in 12th place.
|Dmitry Yurasov||2,300,000||1,465,000 |
|Amit Makhija||0||-1,325,000 |06/23/17 06:10:34 PM PST
Albert Daher Shoves on Kristen Bicknell
Kristen Bicknell raised to 90,000 and Albert Daher called on the button. The blinds folded and it was heads up to the flop. Bicknell bet 80,000 and Daher called.
The turn was the and both players checked. On the river, Bicknell bet 175,000 and after a long pause, Daher went all in, putting Bicknell to an all-in decision. She folded and Daher took down the pot.
|Albert Daher||2,900,000||1,040,000 |
|Kristen Bicknell||860,000||285,000 |06/23/17 06:05:03 PM PST
Metalidi Doubles Up Again, Leaves Drinan Short
Connor Drinan raised to 80,000 on the button and Artem Metalidi went all in for 755,000 in the big blind. Drinan called and Metalidi was at risk for the second time at this feature table.
The flop came and Drinan was still ahead. Matalidi asked for a seven on the turn and he got the to make a pair. It held up on the river and he doubled up once again, leaving Drinan short-stacked.
|Artem Metalidi||1,560,000||600,000 |06/23/17 05:58:14 PM PST
Luo Cracks Makhija's Aces
On a board reading with about 850,000 in the pot already, Xixiang Luo was all in from the big blind for his last 435,000 and got action from Amit Makhija.
Luo was the player at risk and tabled for trip jacks while Makhija was behind with for two pairs, aces and jacks.
Makhija needed one of the two remaining aces in the deck, but instead the river was the and Luo found a double.
|Xixiang Luo||1,715,000||920,000 |
|Amit Makhija||1,325,000||-1,060,000 |06/23/17 05:53:41 PM PST
Powers Straightens Sammartino Out
Amit Makhija raised to 90,000 from middle position and got calls from Dario Sammartino on the button and Jacob Powers from the big blind.
The flop came and action checked to Sammartino. He bet 135,000, and Powers called while Makhija folded.
Powers checked in the dark and the dealer put the on the turn. Sammartino bet 290,000 and Powers moved all in for 610,000. Sammartino called.
Powers was at risk and tabled , but was happy to see he locked up the pot when Sammartino revealed . The river was the insignificant and Powers doubled through.
|Jacob Powers||1,865,000||1,575,000 |
|Dario Sammartino||1,650,000||-215,000 |06/23/17 05:41:49 PM PST
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Kristen Bicknell Fills Up on the River
Connor Drinan raised to 75,000 in middle position and Kristen Bicknell called in the big blind. The flop was and Bicknell checked. Drinan continued for 50,000. Bicknell called and the turn was the . Bicknell checked again and Drinan bet 125,000.
Bicknell called again and the river was the . Bicknell checked and Drinan checked back. Bicknell tabled for kings full of jacks and took down the pot.
|Connor Drinan||1,580,000||-335,000 |
|Kristen Bicknell||575,000||-305,000 |06/23/17 05:31:21 PM PST
Dmitry Yurasov Finds Hope on the Turn
Dmitry Yurasov moved all in for 330,000 from middle position and Eric Wasserson asked for a count before calling on the buton.
Yurasov was at risk with , far behind the of Wasserson.
The flop came and it was looking grim for Yurasov. The turn, however, was the and Wasserson uncomfortably shifted in his chair as Yurasov took the lead with a pair of sixes. The river was the and Yurasov survived to see another hand.
|Eric Wasserson||1,215,000||-400,000 |
|Dmitry Yurasov||835,000||315,000 |06/23/17 05:27:20 PM PST
Albert Daher Gets Value on the River
Albert Daher completed in the small blind and Tommy Chen checked his option. The flop came and both players checked. On the turn, Daher bet out 45,000 and Chen called. The river was the and Daher bet 150,000. Chen cut out some chips, looked at Daher, and, after about a minute, he called.
Daher showed for a pair of eights with an ace kicker to take down the pot.
|Albert Daher||1,860,000||180,000 |
|Tommy Chen||1,100,000||-210,000 |06/23/17 05:18:26 PM PST
Makhija and Wasserson Play a Big One
Amit Makhija raised to 70,000 from the cutoff and Eric Wasserson put in a three-bet to 240,000 from the small blind. Makhija paused for a moment and called.
The flop came and Wasserson led out for 200,000. Makhija called. The turn was the and both players checked to the on the river.
Wasserson took his time and eventually fired out a bet of 580,000. Makhija asked for a count and, after a minute, he threw in a pile of chips to call.
"You got it," said Wasserson. Makhija tabled for two pairs, kings and eights, and Wasserson took one more look at his cards before tossing them into the muck.
|Amit Makhija||2,385,000||1,095,000 |
|Eric Wasserson||1,615,000||-1,025,000 |06/23/17 05:15:20 PM PST
Artem Metalidi Finds a Four to Double Through Kristen Bicknell
Grayson Ramage opened to 70,000 on the button and Artem Metalidi went all in for 430,000 in the small blind. Kristen Bicknell re-shoved in the big blind and Ramage got out of the way.
Bicknell had Metalidi dominated, but the flop came , giving Metalidi a pair of fours to take the lead. The turn paired the board and the river changed nothing. Metalidi doubled up with two pairs, fives and fours.
|Artem Metalidi||960,000||375,000 |
|Kristen Bicknell||880,000||-415,000 |06/23/17 05:07:00 PM PST
Final Two Table Redraw
They are down to 12 players and the main feature table is being livestreamed on a 30-minute delay. Here is the new seating with counts at the start of final two-table play.
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|Brasilia||Main Feature||1||Connor Drinan||United States||1,915,000|
|Brasilia||Main Feature||2||Grayson Ramage||United States||1,450,000|
|Brasilia||Main Feature||3||Artem Metalidi||Ukraine||585,000|
|Brasilia||Main Feature||4||Kristen Bicknell||Canada||1,295,000|
|Brasilia||Main Feature||5||Albert Daher||Lebanon||1,680,000|
|Brasilia||Main Feature||6||Tommy Chen||United States||1,310,000|
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|Brasilia||Secondary Feature||1||Eric Wasserson||United States||2,640,000|
|Brasilia||Secondary Feature||2||Jacob Powers||United States||290,000|
|Brasilia||Secondary Feature||3||Xixiang Luo||China||795,000|
|Brasilia||Secondary Feature||4||Amit Makhija||United States||1,290,000|
|Brasilia||Secondary Feature||5||Dmitry Yurasov||Russia||520,000|
|Brasilia||Secondary Feature||6||Dario Sammartino||Italy||1,865,000|06/23/17 04:53:16 PM PST
Chi Zhang Eliminated in 13th Place ($30,922)
According to the table, Chi Zhang got his money in before the flop with ace-four off-suit and was called by Connor Drinan with pocket eights.
Zhang was at risk and was nursing a short stack for a while before getting it in.
The board ran out dry and Zhang headed to the payout desk in 13th place.
|Chi Zhang||0||-500,000 |06/23/17 04:46:57 PM PST
William Stevenson Eliminated in 14th Place ($30,922)
Tommy Chen limped in from under the gun and William Stevenson raised to 100,000 from the cutoff. Action folded back around to Chen and he moved all in. Stevenson tanked for a while and eventually called.
Stevenson was at risk with while Chen held for a flip.
The board ran out and Stevenson was unable to improve, sending him to the rail in 14th place. Chen put up a mini fist pump before raking in the pot.
|Tommy Chen||2,000,000||770,000 |
|William Stevenson||0||-620,000 |06/23/17 04:41:20 PM PST
Eric Wasserson Doubles Through Dmitry Yurasov
Kristen Bicknell raised to 70,000 on the button and Eric Wasserson made it 205,000 in the small blind. Dmitry Yurasov went all in from the big blind with both players covered. Bicknell folded and Wasserson called.
The board ran out , giving Yurasov top pair with the gut-shot straight draw and backdoor flush draw, but a set of tens for Wasserson. The turn gave Wasserson flush outs, and the river was the . Wasserson's set was good and he doubled through.
|Eric Wasserson||2,750,000||0 |
|Dmitry Yurasov||570,000||0 |06/23/17 04:40:46 PM PST
Updated Stacks From the Outer Tables
One of the three remaining tables has gone to the feature table, so here is a look at the counts on the two outer tables:
|Dario Sammartino||1,725,000||-175,000 |
|Albert Daher||1,720,000||215,000 |
|Connor Drinan||1,360,000||875,000 |
|Amit Makhija||1,250,000||30,000 |
|Tommy Chen||1,230,000||-620,000 |
|Jacob Powers||1,060,000||320,000 |
|Grayson Ramage||775,000||125,000 |
|Artem Metalidi||710,000||-775,000 |
|William Stevenson||620,000||-600,000 |
|Chi Zhang||500,000||-70,000 |06/23/17 04:29:35 PM PST
Charlie Carrel Eliminated in 15th Place ($30,922)
Charlie Carrel returned from break to the feature table short-stacked and promptly began getting his stack all in.
The first hand back, he shoved in the cutoff and Kristen Bicknell called on the button. The blinds folded and Carrel was at risk.
Carrel was behind but the board ran out , giving Carrel a flush to double up.
A few hands later, Carrel went all in again, this time in the small blind for 440,000. Bicknell once again called to put him at risk.
When the hands were tabled, Bicknell stood up and said, "I don't want to lose this hand... sorry."
Carrel responded, "It's okay. I too do not want to lose this hand."
The board came and Bicknell made sevens full. Carrel was eliminated in 15th place for a payday of $30,922.
|Kristen Bicknell||1,550,000||550,000 |
|Charlie Carrel||0||-350,000 |06/23/17 04:29:13 PM PST
Dario Sammartino Gets a Huge Double
Chi Zhang raised to 75,000 from under the gun, and Dario Sammartino three-bet to 190,000 from the small blind. Zhang asked how much he had behind and eventually moved all in. Sammartino quickly called.
Sammartino was at risk, but miles ahead, with , up against the of Zhang.
The board ran out and Sammartino did a little dance in his seat before raking in the pot.
|Dario Sammartino||1,900,000||935,000 |
|Chi Zhang||570,000||-902,000 ||