Monday, April 14, 2014 2:29 PM Local Time
Tripp Kirk Doubles Through Erik Gorman
Tripp Kirk moves all in for 385,000 from under the gun. Erik Gorman calls from the next seat over and the rest of the table folds their hands.
Kirk rolls over and is racing for his tournament life with Gorman's . The flop comes out clean - falling - and keeping Kirk's nines in the lead. The turn spells disaster for the 2011/12 St. Louis Circuit Main Event champion, though, as it brings the and skyrockets Gorman into the lead.
The dealer pounds the table and produces fifth street - the . Kirk's rail explodes with celebration as he makes a set of nines and secures himself a double up.
Tripp Kirk -880,000 (22 BBs)
Erik Gorman - 1,550,000 (38 BBs)