Thursday, July 11, 2019 5:07 PM Local Time
Dao Gets Value
Tu Dao raised on the button and Alain Alinat three-bet in the small blind. Ian O'Hara called in the big blind, followed by Dao.
The flop was and Alinat continued for 40,000. Dao raised to 80,000 after O'Hara folded and Alinat made the call.
A appeared on the turn and Alinat check-called another from Dao. On the river, Alinat check-called once more but mucked when he saw in Dao's hand for a flopped straight.
|Ian O'Hara||1,800,000||0 |
|Tu Dao||1,300,000||415,000 |
|Alain Alinat||830,000||-370,000 |
Thursday, July 11, 2019 5:03 PM Local Time
Alinat Chipping Up
Alain Alinat has won a few pots recently and the latest of those was against Ian O'Hara. O'Hara opened to 80,000 on the button and after Tu Dao moved aside, Alinat called from the big blind.
The flop was and Alinat check-raised O'Hara to 80,000. After he called, the dealer laid an on the turn and Alinat kept the betting initiative, putting another 80,000 over the line. It got a quick fold from O'Hara and Alinat has narrowed the gap between himself and the chipleader considerably.
|Ian O'Hara||1,800,000||-200,000 |
|Alain Alinat||1,200,000||200,000 |
Thursday, July 11, 2019 4:55 PM Local Time
O'Hara Forces a Fold from Dao
Tu Dao raised on the button and Ian O'Hara called in the big blind.
The flop came and O'Hara check-called Dao. Both checked on the turn.
When the river fell the , O'Hara led out for 80,000 and faced a raise from Tu Dao for 160,000. O'Hara thought about his move and reraised to 240,000. Dao quickly let it go.
|Ian O'Hara||2,200,000||200,000 |
|Tu Dao||1,000,000||-200,000 |
Thursday, July 11, 2019 4:52 PM Local Time
Set for Dao
Tu Dao is right back in it after the latest hand. She limped the button and Ian O'Hara checked his option.
On the flop, O'Hara check raised to 80,000 and Dao called. The turn was the and O'Hara barreled for 80,000, which Dao raised to 160,000 and he called.
The last card out was the and O'Hara slowed down, checking to Dao who made it 80,000 to see her cards. O'Hara called but couldn't beat Dao's set of .
|Ian O'Hara||2,000,000||-400,000 |
|Tu Dao||1,200,000||632,000 |
Thursday, July 11, 2019 4:48 PM Local Time
Level 24 started
Thursday, July 11, 2019 4:29 PM Local Time
It's the second 15-minute break of the day and there will be a color up for the 1,000 chips during that time.
Thursday, July 11, 2019 4:28 PM Local Time
Full House for O'Hara Versus Alinat
Alain Alinat raised on the button and called a three-bet from Ian O'Hara in the small blind.
The flop brought and O'Hara continued for 30,000, called by Alinat.
The turn fell a and O'Hara bet for 60,000 and called a raise from Alinat worth 120,000. The river was the and Alinat called a last bet from O'Hara but mucked when the latter revealed for a full house.
|Ian O'Hara||2,400,000||200,000 |
|Alain Alinat||787,000||-413,000 |
Thursday, July 11, 2019 4:26 PM Local Time
O'Hara Takes From Dao
Dao is the player most in need of a spin up. Just now she lost a pot against chipleader Ian O'Hara after three-betting his button raise to 90,000, which he called.
The flop was and Dao opted to check rather than continue. She then called O'Hara's 30,000 bet.
The landed on the turn and both players checked. There was no further betting on the river and they spun their cards on their backs.
Both players had the pair of deuces on the board but O'Hara kickered Dao with the higher ace and he chips up even further, whilst Dao is shorter-stacked than she's been at any point today.
|Ian O'Hara||2,200,000||200,000 |
|Tu Dao||568,000||-180,000 |
Thursday, July 11, 2019 4:19 PM Local Time
O'Hara Extends his Lead
Ian O'Hara raised on the button and called a three-bet from Tu Dao in the small blinds.
A paired flop came and Dao bet, called by O'Hara. Both checked on the turn.
When the completed the board, Dao bet for 60,000 and O'Hara quickly called. Dao tabled for queen-high and the pot was sent to O'Hara with for a pair of six on the river.
|Ian O'Hara||2,000,000||200,000 |
|Tu Dao||748,000||-165,000 |
Thursday, July 11, 2019 4:16 PM Local Time
A few small pots have taken place recently, with only 1 showdown in the last half a dozen hands or so. The most recent counts are listed below.
|Ian O'Hara||1,800,000||0 |
|Alain Alinat||1,200,000||100,000 |
|Tu Dao||913,000||-75,000 |
Thursday, July 11, 2019 4:10 PM Local Time
Chad Eveslage Eliminated in 4th Place ($38,561)
It folded to Alain Alinat on the button who raised and Chad Eveslage three-bet from the big blind. Alinat called.
Things escalated quickly on the flop and Eveslage bet and faced a raise from Alinat. Eveslage three-bet and Alinat quickly four-bet to 120,000. Eveslage pushed all in for 148,000 total and Alinat completed.
Eveslage had two pair while Alinat had a flush draw and hit a on the turn. Eveslage got eliminated after the completed the board and made his way to the cashier.
|Alain Alinat||1,100,000||220,000 |
|Chad Eveslage||0||-253,000 |
Thursday, July 11, 2019 4:05 PM Local Time
O'Hara Takes Big from Dao
Tu Dao raised on the button and Ian O'Hara called in the blinds to see a flop . O'Hara chose to check-raise Dao's continuation bet and she called.
The turn fell a and this time O'Hara bet before calling a raise from Dao. The river was the and O'Hara check-called Dao's bet. Dao showed and O'Hara took down the pot with for two pair.
|Ian O'Hara||1,800,000||300,000 |
|Tu Dao||988,000||-312,000 |
Thursday, July 11, 2019 4:01 PM Local Time
Alinat and Dao Clash
A big pot unfolded just now and Alain Alinat and Tu Dao were at the center of it.
Alinat opened cutoff and Dao defended her big blind. On the flop, Dao check-called Alinat's 30,000 continuation.
The turn was the and here it got interesting after Alinat barreled for 60,000 and ended up calling Dao's four-bet of 240,000.
The river was a and Dao lead for 60,000, which Alinat quickly called. He couldn't beat the nuts though, which is what Dao had with .
|Tu Dao||1,300,000||402,000 |
|Alain Alinat||880,000||-420,000 |
Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:53 PM Local Time
Alinat Chipping Up on Eveslage
Alain Alinat started the action with a raise on the button and it was called by Chad Eveslage in the big blind.
appeared on the flop and Alinat check-called a bet from Eveslage. Both players checked when a fell on the turn.
On the river, Alinat led out for 60,000 and Eveslage eventually called but only to muck when he saw in Alinat's hand for two pair.
|Alain Alinat||1,300,000||200,000 |
|Chad Eveslage||343,000||-165,000 |
Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:46 PM Local Time
Alinat on the Rise
Alain Alinat has had a profitable few hands and moves back up into second place.
|Ian O'Hara||1,400,000||-100,000 |
|Alain Alinat||1,100,000||190,000 |
|Tu Dao||898,000||-302,000 |
|Chad Eveslage||508,000||-45,000 |
Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:43 PM Local Time
O'Hara Adds to His Stack
Alain Alinat raised on the button and Ian O'Hara three-bet in the small blind. Alinat called.
The flop showed and Alinat called O'Hara's continuation. A came on the turn and O'Hara bet again. Alinat thought about it for a minute and let it go.
|Ian O'Hara||1,500,000||100,000 |
|Alain Alinat||910,000||165,000 |
Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:41 PM Local Time
Jan Suchanek Eliminated in 5th Place ($27,251)
Jan Suchanek has been eliminated after getting it in against Ian O'Hara. All the chips went in preflop, with O'Hara raising, Suchanek three-betting, O'Hara four-betting and Suchanek five-betting for a total of 134,000.
Suchanek was the player who needed to hit going into the flop. The board improved Suchanek's split pot chances slightly but the turn was very bad news, giving O'Hara a flush draw. There were only two eights left in the deck for Suchanek to hit and neither of them came on the river. O'Hara remains at the top of the counts after that elimination.
|Ian O'Hara||1,400,000||100,000 |
|Jan Suchanek||0||-134,000 |
Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:36 PM Local Time
Alinat Hurts Suchanek
Jan Suchanek raised in the cutoff and Alain Alinat chose to call in the small blind.
The flop appeared and Alinat led out for 30,000. Suchanek called. On the turn, Alinat thought about his move and bet for 60,000. Suchanek called once more.
The river fell the and this time Alinat checked, followed by Suchanek. Alinat tabled for a pair of kings on the river and won the pot as Suchanek held . Suchanek was left with four big blinds after that hand.
|Alain Alinat||745,000||155,000 |
|Jan Suchanek||134,000||-163,000 |
Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:34 PM Local Time
Level 23 started
Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:32 PM Local Time
O'Hara Barrels for the Chiplead
Ian O'Hara is the new chipleader and it is the first time in the tournament that he has been in pole position.
He was in a pot against Chad Eveslage, where he opened to 50,000 under the gun and called Eveslage's raise. The flop was and O'Hara check-raised Eveslage to 50,000.
After he called, O'Hara barreled 50,000 on the turn and 50,000 on the river. The last bet proved to be too much for Eveslage and O'Hara took the pot without showdown.
|Ian O'Hara||1,300,000||300,000 |
|Chad Eveslage||553,000||-137,000 |