Saturday, June 23, 2018 5:21 PM Local Time
Christopher Kruk Eliminated in 8th Place ($34,450)
Matt Glantz opened and Chris Kruk called in the big blind. Kruk drew two and Glantz opted for one. Kruk check-raised all in for 32,000 and Glantz put in the rest.
Both players stood pat and Kruk was forced to break and draw one.
It wouldn't matter, though, as Glantz had Kruk drawing dead with a wheel. Kruk even made his hand, drawing to a and pulled a , but Glantz's sent Kruk to the rail in eighth place.
|Matt Glantz||800,000||530,000 |
|Christopher Kruk||0||-350,000 |
Saturday, June 23, 2018 5:16 PM Local Time
Tran Hangs in There
Christopher Kruk raised to Hanh Tran's big blind, saying, "Let's just flip for it."
Tran three-bet and Kruk just called. Tran's remaining 3,000 went in after the first draw where he took two and Kruk three. Tran was pat on the following draws and Kruk changed three again before discarding one on the last draw.
Tran revealed and Kruk couldn't beat it as he peeled a king on the river. Both Tran and Kruk are now short-stacked as they lost a few chips on the following hands.
|Christopher Kruk||117,000||-233,000 |
|Hanh Tran||85,000||2,000 |
Saturday, June 23, 2018 5:09 PM Local Time
Seiken Seeking Stacks
Nicholas Seiken opened and Hanh Tan defended his big blind. Tran drew two and Seiken swapped one. Tran check-called a bet on the second draw and bot players drew one.
Tran led with a bet and Seiken called. Tran drew one and Seiken stood pat. Two checks saw Seiken take it down with an .
|Nicholas Seiken||1,467,000||87,000 |
|Hanh Tran||83,000||-237,000 |
Saturday, June 23, 2018 5:04 PM Local Time
Kruk Gets Some Back
Chris Kruk raised and Hanh Tran called. They both drew two and Kruk fired, earning one more call. Tran remained, drawing two, and Kruk discarded one. Tran check-called one more bet and peeled one. Kruk patted and ended the hand with a river bet as Tran couldn't peel any showdown-worthy card.
|Christopher Kruk||350,000||145,000 |
|Hanh Tran||320,000||-670,000 |
Saturday, June 23, 2018 5:00 PM Local Time
Kruk Can't Beat Pat Nine
Nicholas Seiken three-bet out of the big blind over Chris Kruk. Kruk called and heard the bad news as Seiken patted right off the bat. Kruk discarded three, called a bet, then discarded two and called one more bet. He changed one on the river and the showdown was free.
Seiken showed and Kruk mucked his hand.
|Nicholas Seiken||1,380,000||130,000 |
|Christopher Kruk||205,000||-215,000 |
Saturday, June 23, 2018 4:54 PM Local Time
Matt Glantz opened, Nicholas Seiken called out of the small blind, and Chris Kruk defended his big blind. All three players drew two and Seiken's lead was called by both opponents.
Seiken stood pat while Kruk swapped one and Glantz remained drawing two.
Seiken's bet was called by both players again and Seiken stood pat. Kruk and Glantz both drew one and all three players checked.
Seiken opened an and both opponents mucked.
|Nicholas Seiken||1,250,000||460,000 |
|Christopher Kruk||420,000||-215,000 |
|Matt Glantz||270,000||-270,000 |
Saturday, June 23, 2018 4:43 PM Local Time
Non-Showdown Scoop for Glantz
Nicholas Seiken raised the button, earning calls from Chris Kruk and Matt Glantz from blinds. Kruk took three and the others took two. Seiken bet in position but everybody went to the second draw where Kruk drew three again while Glantz and Seiken discarded one each.
Glantz bet and only Seiken called. They both stood pat and Glantz fired on the final round. Seiken paused for a moment but eventually gave up.
|Nicholas Seiken||790,000||190,000 |
|Christopher Kruk||635,000||-70,000 |
|Matt Glantz||540,000||200,000 |
Saturday, June 23, 2018 4:37 PM Local Time
Kruk Open-Folds to Glantz
Chris Kruk opened and called a raise to three bets from Matt Glantz. Kruk drew two and checked while Glantz took one. Glantz bet and Kruk made the call. Both players drew one and Kruk check-called once more.
On the last draw, Kruk drew one and Glantz was pat. Kruk open-folded and Glantz collected the pot.
|Christopher Kruk||705,000||-65,000 |
|Matt Glantz||340,000||-10,000 |
Saturday, June 23, 2018 4:32 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts from Table #439
|Randy Ohel||1,000,000||-100,000 |
|Farzad Bonyadi||700,000||5,000 |
|Jason Gray||650,000||150,000 |
|Kristijonas Andrulis||530,000||-30,000 |
Saturday, June 23, 2018 4:22 PM Local Time
Kruk Wins a Chunk from Glantz
Nicholas Seiken raised on the button and Chris Kruk made it three bets out of the small blind. Matt Glantz called and so did Seiken.
Kruk and Glantz drew one each and Seiken changed three cards. Kruk led out and Glantz raised. Seiken had no business in the hand and folded but Kruk countered with a three-bet. Glantz called.
Both players patted on the remaining draws and Kruk fired a bet in each round. Glantz called both of them.
"Number three," Kruk declared, revealing . Glantz' hand couldn't match that.
|Christopher Kruk||770,000||110,000 |
|Matt Glantz||350,000||-120,000 |
Saturday, June 23, 2018 4:16 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts
|Randy Ohel||1,100,000||-115,000 |
|Hanh Tran||990,000||250,000 |
|Farzad Bonyadi||695,000||245,000 |
|Christopher Kruk||660,000||-170,000 |
|Nicholas Seiken||600,000||-65,000 |
|Kristijonas Andrulis||560,000||-10,000 |
|Jason Gray||500,000||0 |
|Matt Glantz||470,000||190,000 |
Saturday, June 23, 2018 4:07 PM Local Time
Glantz Wins One for the Rail
Chris Kruk raised in the battle of blinds and called when Matt Glantz three-bet.
Kruk took three and Glantz changed one. Glantz' railbird including Daniel Weinman observed that and celebrated. Kruk called Glantz' bet and changed two while Glantz was pat.
Glantz fired again and Kruk check-called again, drawing one on the last draw. Kruk checked to his opponent again and Glantz fired one more shell. Kruk threw his cards away.
"I didn't have a deuce!" Glantz said, showing his cards to his rail. Then he verbally announced that he had eight high.
|Christopher Kruk||830,000||140,000 |
|Matt Glantz||280,000||-44,000 |
Saturday, June 23, 2018 3:59 PM Local Time
Michael Noori Eliminated in 9th Place ($25,712)
Michael Noori was on the button, making it two bets. Small blind Kristijonas Andrulis three-bet and Farzad Bonyadi called in the big. Noori four-bet all in and both Andrulis and Bonyadi called.
Andrulis drew two and Bonyadi and Noori took one each. Bonyadi bet and Andrulis check-called to the side pot. He drew one but Bonyadi patted. Noori still needed one. Andrulis was forced out of the way by another bet of Bonyadi who patted the last draw.
Noori changed one but he found himself drawing dead as Bonyadi turned up for a number two. Noori had eight high and he finished with .
|Michael Noori||0||-60,000 |
Saturday, June 23, 2018 3:55 PM Local Time
Noori Uses Up Three Lives
Micahel Noori was down to just 3,000 before a triple up brought it up to 9,000. The next hand, Noori got it in again and came out with 26,000.
Just a hand later, Noori was in the big blind and called off when Kristijonas Andrulis opened under the gun.
Noori drew three, one, and then stood pat while Andrulis drew two, one, and then pat. Noori tabled an and Andrulis mucked.
|Michael Noori||60,000||34,000 |
Saturday, June 23, 2018 3:50 PM Local Time
Steven Tabb Eliminated in 10th Place ($25,712)
Steven Tabb was in the big blind, calling Nicholas Seiken's raise. He drew three and Seiken drew one. Tabb check-called and they both changed one. Tabb called one more bet and drew one again while Seiken patted.
Tabb led out and Seiken paused for over a minute.
"Sick. Wow," he said. Then he asked how much Tabb had behind and saw it was 12,000. "Oh, man."
"Sorry guys, I have an actual decision." The table said that they're fine with Seiken taking his time. Eventually, he called.
"Eight-seven-six," Tabb said, perhaps thinking that his hand was good. But Seiken announced eight-seven perfect, which was a little surprising for Matt Glantz and Chris Kruk.
The next hand saw Tabb all in when Glantz limped from the button and Tabb called off. Hanh Tran raised to the side pot and Glantz stuck around. Tabb drew three, Tran one and Glantz three. Glantz raised Tran's bet and Tran called. Tabb and Glantz took one while Tran patted and the action was checked. The final round went one-pat-one again and no additional bets were made.
Tabb opened but he drew a and couldn't beat Tran's . Glantz mucked and Tran scooped the pot, eliminating Tabb in 10th place.
|Hanh Tran||740,000||-5,000 |
|Matt Glantz||324,000||222,000 |
|Steven Tabb||0||-148,000 |
Saturday, June 23, 2018 3:41 PM Local Time
Quek Sechariah Sheng Eliminated in 11th Place ($19,428)
Nicholas Seiken made it two bets on the button and Christopher Kruk called in the small blind. Quek Sechariah Sheng was in the big blind and put in his remaining 11,000.
Kruk drew three while the other two swapped one. Kruk check-called a bet from Seiken and drew one with Seiken standing pat.
Another check-call saw Kruk draw one last card and Seiken patted.
Kruk check-folded to one last bet from Seiken and Seiken tabled a to send Sheng to the rail in 11th place.
|Christopher Kruk||690,000||-90,000 |
|Nicholas Seiken||665,000||345,000 |
|Quek Sechariah Sheng||0||-135,000 |
Saturday, June 23, 2018 3:25 PM Local Time
Kruk Draws Eighty-Six
With action after the first draw, Chris Kruk check-raised Quek Sheng and Sheng called. Both drew one and Kruk let Sheng fire, then called. He drew one again and Sheng stood pat.
Kruk, however, led out and Sheng paid him off. Kruk turned up and Sheng dropped below five big bets.
|Christopher Kruk||780,000||55,000 |
|Quek Sechariah Sheng||135,000||-205,000 |
Saturday, June 23, 2018 3:23 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts from Table #439
|Randy Ohel||1,215,000||5,000 |
|Kristijonas Andrulis||570,000||145,000 |
|Jason Gray||500,000||114,000 |
|Farzad Bonyadi||450,000||15,000 |
|Michael Noori||180,000||-40,000 |
Saturday, June 23, 2018 3:06 PM Local Time
Players are on a 15-minute break.
Saturday, June 23, 2018 3:06 PM Local Time
Ohel Clips Noori with Patted Nine
Farzad Bonyadi raised, Randy Ohel three-bet and Michael Noori cold-called. Bonyadi also joined the action, drawing three while Ohel patted and Noori peeled two. Ohel fired, earning two calls and Noori took one and Bonyadi two. Ohel bet and only Noori stayed for the last draw. He drew one again and led out. Ohel called.
Noori had a pair of sevens and Ohel exposed to rake in the pot.
"You patted a nine?" Noori asked.
"Unbelievable!" he added, throwing his cards across the table in frustration.
|Randy Ohel||1,210,000||10,000 |
|Michael Noori||220,000||-230,000 |