Sunday, November 6, 2016 6:22 PM Local Time
Bubble Bursts When David Lucchesi Eliminated By Michael Pearson
The floor had just announced for the dealers to hold up after they complete the next hand meaning it was time for hand-for-hand play to begin. But before they could start hand-for-hand play, the floor made an announcement that they were now down to the final 54 players and they were all in the money.
According to the table, the money bubble burst when David Lucchesi was eliminated by Michael Pearson.
According to Pearson, Lucchesi raised on the button to 16,000, and Pearson made it 42,000 in the big blind. Lucchesi shoved all in for what one player thought was around 130,000, and Pearson called.
Lucchesi held and Pearson held .
The flop came leaving Lucchesi in the lead with his pair of jacks. The turn maintained that lead, but gave Pearson a higher flush draw in addition to his two overs.
The river gave Pearson a higher pair to eliminate Lucchesi in 55th place, leaving the remaining 54 players in the money, all guaranteed at least $2,736.
Michael Pearson - 370,000 (74 bb)
David Lucchesi - Eliminated in 55th place