06/21/15 02:27:35 PM PST
Hand #70: Jesse Sylvia
Sotirios Koutoupas raises to 200,000 from the button. Thiago Nishijima tanks for a bit and then folds. Jesse Sylvia moves all in and Koutoupas snap-folds.
06/21/15 02:25:37 PM PST
Hand #67: Jesse Sylvia
Thiago Nishijima calls from the small blind and Jesse Sylvia raises to 310,000. Nishijima quickly folds.
06/21/15 02:21:17 PM PST
Hand #64 Sotirios Koutoupas
Sotirios Koutoupas moves all in from the button, and and he takes down the blinds and antes.
06/21/15 02:18:41 PM PST
Hand #63: Samad Razavi Eliminated in 4th Place ($153,682)
Samad Razavi is under the gun, and he moves all in for 1.7 million. Jesse Sylvia is next to act, and after 30 seconds of thinking, he announces "call." It folds to Thiago Nishijima, who checks his cards one at a time. He only thinks for about 15 seconds before he moves all in for 5.2 million.
The entire mothership stands up, as Nishijima's rail starts to go crazy. Sylvia immediately has a disgusted look on his face, and announces "this is so sick." The whole dome is abuzz as Sylvia goes deep into the tank. He asks for an exact count, and quickly starts crunching the pot odds out loud. He tanks for over three minutes before releasing his hand, and Razavi immediately says "Please show me Ace-King!"
Razavi gets his wish, and is in a coin flip situation to triple up and become a serious threat at the table. He fades the flop of , and Nishijima rail is clamoring for an ace or a king. The turn is paint, but it's the , and Razavi is still out in front.
Nishijima and his rail go nuts as Razavi crumbles to his knees, with his hands over his face. After a few moments, he gets up, and gives every player left a handshake and a hug.
Nishijima drags the massive pot, and with that, takes the chip lead in this three handed battle.
Thiago Nishijima - 7.8 million
Samad Razavi - Eliminated
06/21/15 02:12:22 PM PST
Hand #61: Sotirios Koutoupas
Sotirios Koutoupas moves all in from the button, and the blinds fold, giving Koutoupas the pot.
06/21/15 02:11:30 PM PST
Hand #60: Jesse Sylvia
Jesse Sylvia raises to 250,000 from under the gun, and the table folds around.
06/21/15 02:02:03 PM PST
Hand #58: Sotirios Koutoupas
Thiago Nishjima opens to 230,000 and Sotirios Koutoupas moves all in from the big blind. Nishijima spends several minutes in the tank, at times appearing as if he is going to call, but then folds.
06/21/15 02:00:49 PM PST
Hand #57: Thiago Nishijima
Thiago Nishijima opens to 230,000 from the button and Jesse Sylvia calls from the big blind. The flop is and both players check. They do the same on the turn.
The river is the and Sylvia check-folds to Nishijima's 250,000 chip bet.
06/21/15 01:59:43 PM PST
Hand #56:Jesse Sylvia
Jesse Sylvia opens to 250,000 and wins the blinds and antes.
06/21/15 01:57:50 PM PST
Yun Fan Eliminated in 5th Place ($113,452)
Jesse Sylvia opens to 250,000. Sotirios Koutoupas thinks for thirty seconds before he decides to fold. It gets to Yun Fan in the big blind who moves all in. Sylvia immediately calls.
Fan is in bad shape to survive and gets no help when the board runs out . He is eliminated in fifth place for $113,452.
Jesse Sylvia - 6,400,000
Yun Fan - Eliminated
06/21/15 01:39:38 PM PST
Hand #54: Jesse Sylvia
Jesse Sylvia makes it 250,000 to go, and the rest of the table folds.
06/21/15 01:39:07 PM PST
Hand #53: Thiago Nishijima
Thiago Nishijima raises it up to 230,000 from under the gun, and the rest of the table gives up their hands.
06/21/15 01:38:19 PM PST
Hand #52: Jesse Sylvia
Yun Fan makes it 210,000 to go on the button, and from the big blind, Jesse Sylvia moves all in, easily having Fan covered. Fan tosses his hand away, and Sylvia takes the pot.
06/21/15 01:37:28 PM PST
Hand #51: Thiago Nishijima
Action folds to Thiago Nishijima on the button, and he makes it 230,000 to go. Both blinds fold, and Nishijima flashes pocket aces before mucking.