Celina Lin is the latest player eliminated. She made it 1,300 to go preflop and found one caller, Daisy Wain, who had limped into the pot. On a flop of , Wain checked to Lin, who bet 2,000. She was immediately check-raised by Wain to 4,000, a raise that Lin called.
When the turn came , Wain bet 6,000. Lin, with 14,00 left in her stack, moved all in. Wain snap-called with for a set of fives. Lin turned over for an overpair. She did not catch a miracle queen on the river. Since her opponent had her covered, Lin was bounced from the tournament.
While we were watching the bust-outs of Eric Assadourian and Tony Dunst, we noticed Liz Lieu stand up from her table and exit the tournament area. There were no chips at her seat when we walked by; her tournament is over.
Tony Dunst has been eliminated after getting involved in a big pot with John Juanda. After a three-bet preflop, the board landed where Dunst committed his stack with but Juanda had him covered with pocket jacks.
The turn and river bricked out sending Dunst to the rail and jumping Juanda up to 29,000 chips.
Eric Assadourian has been eliminated from today's tournament. Sitting in the small blind, he called a raise to 900 from the player on the button, Kofi Farkye. One other player called as well for a three-handed flop of . Assadourian led out for 1,000, folding one player but soliciting a raise from Farkye to 3,500. Assadourian quickly shoved all in. Farkye called with , a hand well behind Assadourian's pocket kings. The turn was no help to Farkye, but he spiked a on the river to make a straight and send Assadourian to the rail.
Just prior to the break 2007 APPT Grand Final Champion was sent to the rail. He committed his short stack on a flop of holding for a flush draw but his opponent flipped over pocket kings for the best hand.
When another king hit on the turn, Levy found himself drawing dead and heading to the exit as his opponent made a full house.