Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:24 AM Local Time
Eldridge Doubles Through Black
David Eldridge moved all in for 275,000 from the cutoff and Taylor Black moved all in over the top from the small blind. The big blind folded and the cards were turned over.
There was no help for Black on the runout and Eldridge doubled up.
|Taylor Black||850,000||-430,000 |
|David Eldridge||580,000||140,000 |
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:22 AM Local Time
John Racener Eliminated in 16th Place ($14,300)
John Racener moved all in for his last 145,000 (5bb) from the hijack. It folded to Alex Foxen in the small blind who moved all in. The big blind folded and the cards were turned over.
There was a pair for both players on the flop, with Racener also picking up some straight outs. The turn was the and the river the meaning Racener was sent to the rail.
The remaining 15 players are all guaranteed a payout of at least $17,458.
|Alex Foxen||510,000||180,000 |
|John Racener||0||-235,000 |
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:18 AM Local Time
Talal Shakerchi Eliminated in 17th Place ($14,300)
After doubling up Antonio Lievano two hands ago, Talal Shakerchi was left with 265,000 which he swiftly swung forward. Paul Volpe went over the top all in for a little over 600,000.
It got folded to Bryn Kenney, who called to try and score the double knock-out.
Shakerchi flopped best on and even improved to a boat on the turn. The river, however, gave Volpe a better full house and Sharkerchi was gone in 17th place.
|Paul Volpe||1,600,000||1,150,000 |
|Bryn Kenney||1,100,000||-840,000 |
|Talal Shakerchi||0||-275,000 |
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:12 AM Local Time
Shakerchi Doubles Lievano Up
Talal Shakerchi raised to 70,000 from the cutoff and Antonio Lievano shoved all in from the small blind. Justin Young quickly folded his big blind. Shakerchi called.
The board ran out - Lievano turned a straight in the end to double up for the 360,000 he had in front of him.
|Antonio Lievano||790,000||460,000 |
|Talal Shakerchi||275,000||-325,000 |
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:07 AM Local Time
Volpe Doubles Through Kenney
Bryn Kenney raised to 75,000 and Paul Volpe defended his big blind. The flop came and Volpe check-called a bet of 45,000. The turn was the . Volpe checked again, and this time Kenney put his opponent all in. Volpe called.
Volpe needed to fade an ace or a heart, and the river improved him to trips and he doubled up.
|Bryn Kenney||1,940,000||-360,000 |
|Paul Volpe||450,000||130,000 |
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:05 AM Local Time
Griffin Paul Eliminated in 18th Place ($14,300)
Bryn Kenney opened to 70,000 and called off a 285,000 shove from Griffin Paul.
There was no help for Paul on a board, making him the first player out after the break.
|Bryn Kenney||2,300,000||400,000 |
|Griffin Paul||0||-320,000 |
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:45 PM Local Time
Final Two Tables
|Table||Name||Country||Chip Counts||Big Blinds|
|512/1||David Eldridge||United States||440,000||15|
|512/2||Joe Cada||United States||530,000||18|
|512/3||Taylor Black||United States||1,280,000||43|
|512/4||Davis Aalvik||United States||220,000||7|
|512/5||Charles Johanin||United States||450,000||15|
|512/6||John Racener||United States||235,000||8|
|512/7||Elio Fox||United States||1,300,000||43|
|512/8||KyungMin Lee||United States||285,000||10|
|512/9||Alex Foxen||United States||330,000||11|
| || || || || |
|519/1||Eric Blair||United States||480,000||16|
|519/2||Griffin Paul||United States||320,000||11|
|519/3||Talal Shakerchi||United Kingdom||600,000||20|
|519/4||Paul Volpe||United States||320,000||11|
|519/5||Antonio Lievano||United States||330,000||11|
|519/6||Justin Young||United States||510,000||17|
|519/7||Bryn Kenney||United States||1,900,000||63|
|519/8||Danny Wong||United States||2,075,000||69|
|519/9||Adam Adler||United States||345,000||12|
|Danny Wong||2,075,000||-25,000 |
|Bryn Kenney||1,900,000||100,000 |
|Elio Fox||1,300,000||150,000 |
|Taylor Black||1,280,000||30,000 |
|Talal Shakerchi||600,000||200,000 |
|Joe Cada||530,000||-130,000 |
|Justin Young||510,000||10,000 |
|Eric Blair||480,000||55,000 |
|Charles Johanin||450,000||250,000 |
|David Eldridge||440,000||-80,000 |
|Adam Adler||345,000||25,000 |
|Alex Foxen||330,000||-95,000 |
|Antonio Lievano||330,000||-10,000 |
|Griffin Paul||320,000||-85,000 |
|Paul Volpe||320,000||-15,000 |
|KyungMin Lee||285,000||20,000 |
|John Racener||235,000||135,000 |
|Davis Aalvik||220,000||220,000 |
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:44 PM Local Time
The 18 remaining players are on a 20-minute break.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:37 PM Local Time
Triple Knockout for Wong
There was a procession of players heading to the payout desk, all sent there at the hands of Danny Wong. Joe Cada explained that first, Marc Macdonnell moved all in for 80,000. Then Harsukhpaul Sangha moved all in for 110,000. Danny Wong moved all in as the table big stack with over a million, and Daniel Strelitz then moved all in for 400,000.
According to Cada, the board ran out with four clubs, and with Wong holding a club he sent three players to the rail in one fell swoop to bring the field to 19.
|Danny Wong||2,100,000||760,000 |
|Daniel Strelitz||0||-470,000 |
|Harsukhpaul Sangha||0||-145,000 |
|Marc Macdonnell||0||-70,000 |
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:34 PM Local Time
Killer Turn Ends it for Saout
In a massive clash between Bryn Kenney and Antoine Saout, the former grabbed a massive chip lead while the latter was left with nothing. With the board reading , Saout (big blind) checked to Kenney, who bet 82,000.
Saout check-raised all in for around 500,000 and Kenney snap-called it off.
It was a brutal turn for Saout, who needed one of the remaining sixes to survive. The river left him dead and the two-time November Niner went off to the payout desk.
|Bryn Kenney||1,800,000||730,000 |
|Antoine Saout||0||-605,000 |
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:30 PM Local Time
Black Moving Up the Counts
|Taylor Black||1,250,000||170,000 |
|Elio Fox||1,150,000||-50,000 |
|Alex Foxen||425,000||-125,000 |
|Talal Shakerchi||400,000||75,000 |
|Paul Volpe||335,000||175,000 |
|Kenny Hallaert||220,000||20,000 |
|John Racener||100,000||-147,000 |
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:27 PM Local Time
Wong Still Leads
|Danny Wong||1,340,000||840,000 |
|Bryn Kenney||1,070,000||0 |
|Joe Cada||660,000||-200,000 |
|Antoine Saout||605,000||490,000 |
|Daniel Strelitz||470,000||395,000 |
|KyungMin Lee||265,000||25,000 |
|Harsukhpaul Sangha||145,000||-125,000 |
|Marc Macdonnell||70,000||-160,000 |
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:24 PM Local Time
Eldridge Sends Le Out
David Eldridge raised in middle position and called off a 120,000 shove from Alan Le from the blinds.
The board came down and Eldridge turned a wheel to eliminate Le in 25th place ($11,950).
|David Eldridge||520,000||20,000 |
|Alan Le||0||0 |
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:24 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts
|David Eldridge||500,000||180,000 |
|Justin Young||500,000||-110,000 |
|Eric Blair||425,000||-25,000 |
|Griffin Paul||405,000||405,000 |
|Adam Adler||320,000||320,000 |
|KyungMin Lee||240,000||45,000 |
|Charles Johanin||200,000||-130,000 |
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:18 PM Local Time
Final Three Tables
|Seat||Table 512||Table 518||Table 519|
|1||Joe Cada||Paul Volpe||Adam Adlar|
|2||Danny Wong||Elio Fox||Charles Johanin|
|3||Empty||Antonio Lievano||Justin Young|
|4||Antoine Saout||Taylor Black||Alan Le|
|5||Daniel Strelitz||Davis Aalvik||KyungMin Lee|
|6||Nam Le||Talal Shakerchi||John Racener|
|7||Bryn Kenney||Kenny Hallaert||Griffin Paul|
|8||Marc Macdonnell||Alex Foxen||Eric Blair|
|9||Harsukhpaul Sangha||Rafael Bertani||David Eldridge|
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:06 PM Local Time
A flurry of bustouts happened after the bubble burst, leaving just 26 players standing after two players busted out before the redraw. A redraw of all remaining players will follow.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:04 PM Local Time
Albert Daher moved all in for 148,000 and Joe Cada re-raised all in over the top. The other players all folded.
The board ran out and Daher was eliminated in 29th place.
|Joe Cada||860,000||350,000 |
|Albert Daher||0||-190,000 |
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:00 PM Local Time
A short-stacked Ben Heath was one of the players that collected the $10,192 min cash shortly after the bubble burst. Heath's left-hand neighbor Davis Aalvik was already stacking Heath's last chips as the Brit bowed out in 33rd place.
|Ben Heath||0||-280,000 |
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:00 PM Local Time
Black on a Roll
Taylor Black just eliminated Zach Clark and Tracy Nguyen in one hand.
The board ran out - Black hit two queens on the flop and ended up with a full house on the turn to earn two more bounties and now has more than 1,000,000 in chips.
|Taylor Black||1,080,000||130,000 |
|Bryn Kenney||1,070,000||193,000 |
|Justin Young||610,000||40,000 |
|Rafael Bertani||315,000||-170,000 |
|John Racener||247,000||-55,000 |
|Kenny Hallaert||200,000||-105,000 |
|Daniel Strelitz||75,000||-75,000 |
|Zach Clark||0||0 |
|Tracy Nguyen||0||0 |