2023/24 WSOP Circuit - Commerce Casino (Los Angeles, CA)

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Sunday, February 12, 2017 12:41 PM Local Time
Evan Bethayo Bubbles Main Event, Eliminated By Lee Rzentkowski

There are three players to see the     flop, and there's around 40,000 in the middle.

The big blind checks. Lee Rzentkowski bets 18,000 in middle position, Evan Bethayo calls in middle position, and the big blind folds.

The turn is the  . Rzentkowski moves a stack of 5,000 chips, putting Bethayo all in. Bethayo stands up, counts his remaining 44,500 in chips, and then pauses. Over a minute and a half passes before Bethayo calls for his tournament life.

Because it's hand for hand on the bubble, the cards are held until play has stopped at all remaining tables.

Table mate Josh Reichard looks at Rzentkowski and asks him, "Do you like your hand, or his hand here?"  

"I like my hand," Rzentkowski responds.  

The floor then tells the dealer it's ok to continue, and the players table their cards.

Bethayo:    (pair of queens)
Rzentkowski:    (pair of kings)

The   river does not change the hand, and Evan Bethayo is eliminated from play, leaving the remaining 72 players all in the money and guaranteed at least $2,843.

Lee Rzentkowski - 300,000 (60 bb)
Evan Bethayo - Eliminated in 73rd place, with 72 places paid

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