We are now heads-up after Sim Somyung was eliminated in third, cashing in for Php 2,900,000.
After a raise and then re-raise all-in by Sim Somyung, we had a typical pre-flop race:
board did not improve Somyung's hand and he was busted out by his fellow Korean.
After Somyung's elimination, we are now in heads-up play.
David Hilton - 3,200,000
Dong-bin Han - 2,600,000
Sim Somyung - 505,000
David Hilton has won big in a clash of the two chip leaders.
Pre-flop, Sim Somyung raised to 100,000, David Hilton re-raised to 300,000, Dong-bin called and Sim folded.
Dong-bin bet 220,000 and David called.
Both players checked to see the river, which brought the
David bet 450,000 and Dong-bin folded after tanking, but not before showing
It's the end of the line for Kevin Clark, who managed to survive all this way despite being short-stacked almost all the way.
Clark pushed all-in pre-flop and got instantly called by David Hilton.
The flop came out
, giving Hilton the set but opening the door for a flush draw by Clark.
However, it bricked out the rest of the way with
and we are now down to our final three after Kevin Clark's exit in 4th.
For the win, Clark wins Php 2,036,420.
Cards are back in play as the players return from the ten minute break.
Things have slowed down dramatically since the last elimination.
If the players are taking flops they are checking them down the vast majority of the time.
Recently, David Hilton opened to 81,000 and Dong-bin Han called from the small blind.
They took checked the
flop and the
turn. On the
river Han bet out 235,000 and took it down.
With a board showing
, Sim Somyung bet 250,000 and was called by David Hilton.
The river was the
and both players checked.
Hilton turned over pocket kings and Somyung just mucked, giving a pot of around 600,000 to David.