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Thursday, May 30, 2013 2:02 PM Local Time
Players are now on a 20-minute break, and dealers are racing off the black chips.
Thursday, May 30, 2013 2:00 PM Local Time
Le Doubles Up
Former chipleader Hieu Le, recently down to 15 big blinds, is back in business with an average stack.
A player on the button raised to 5,000, and Le shoved for 30,000 from the small blind. The button tanked for two minutes before calling off most of his stack with . He wasn't far behind Le's , but a flop brought nothing for him. A on the turn and on the river did the same.
|Hieu Le||64,000||-1,400 |
Thursday, May 30, 2013 1:51 PM Local Time
It's The End of the Road for Bevins
Ryan Bevins went all in from the small blind and was immediately called by Wyatt Gibson in the big blind. Bevins held and Gibson tabled .
The board came giving Gibson a set and sending Bevins home.
|Wyatt Gibson||138,000||41,100 |
|Ryan Bevins||0||0 |
Thursday, May 30, 2013 1:50 PM Local Time
Small Takes Chiplead
Van Vo opened to 5,500 from the hijack. Sean Small reraised to 9,000 from the big blind, and Vo made the call. Small checked the flop, Vo bet 9,000, and Small called. The turn put trips on the board with the , and Small once again allowed Vo to take the lead. Vo obliged with an all-in bet, and Small insta-called, tabling . Vo was in awful shape with , and needed the last four in the deck for a chop. It wasn't to be, and Small took a commanding chip lead in the tournament.
The players have now broken down to five tables and will soon be racing off black chips.
|Sean Small||230,000||106,300 |
|Van Vo||0||-72,200 |
Thursday, May 30, 2013 1:36 PM Local Time
Cahlik Outruns Tangermann
Kaylan Tangermann raised under the gun, and Josh Cahlik three-bet to 12,000 from the cutoff. Tangermann moved all in for 41,700, and Cahlik called.
Cahlik didn't flop a pair, but he flopped everything else as the hit the board. An on the turn made Cahlik put his hands on his head, but salvation came with an river. Cahlik is now back among the chipleaders.
|Josh Cahlik||104,000||45,700 |
|Kaylan Tangermann||0||-54,500 |
Thursday, May 30, 2013 1:19 PM Local Time
Small Sends Barajas Out
Francisco Barajas raised to 7,000 from the cutoff. Sean Small made it 15,000 from the big blind, and Barajas moved all in after the big blind folded. Small made the call and the players showed their hands:
The flop put small way in front with a set, but a turn meant he now had a world of outs to fade. A brick fell on the river though, and Barajas was eliminated.
|Sean Small||123,700||20,000 |
|Francisco Barajas||0||-20,300 |
Thursday, May 30, 2013 1:18 PM Local Time
Gibson Eliminates Tullis
Cameron Tullis moved all in from the hijack with his final 18,000 and is called by Wyatt Gibson from the button. Tullis showed while Gibson held .
The board ran out giving Gibson a straight to eliminate Tullis.
Thursday, May 30, 2013 1:00 PM Local Time
Day 2 of $500 Casino Employees Event is Underway
Cards are in the air for the final day of Event #1 The Casino Employees Event. The first bracelet of the 2013 WSOP will be awarded later today. Keep it here for all the action.