|Hoang Anh Do||450,000||110,000|
|Jae Kyung Sim||340,000||-90,000|
|Hyung Kook Shin||115,000||-55,000|
The hand in which Bobo Chen was left short stacked began when Nicholas Wang opened it up to 19,000. Alistrair Duff then popped it to 46,000 and the action was sent around to Chen in the big blind. Chen thought. And thought. And thought. And thought.
Chen finally announced he was all in.
Wang got out of the way and Duff made the call, putting his tournament life at risk.
The board was spread looking a little something like this - , with the handy flop giving Duff the double up and leaving Chen crippled.
Victor de Guzman was the last remaining local Filipino player in the tournament and with his recent elimination, there is no longer a chance of the title staying on home soil.
Guzman was all-in holding and would need some help against Bobo Chen's . The board ran out and it was all over for Guzman in 15th place for a PHP 274,500 score.
|Victor de Guzman||Busted|
We’ve just lost ANZPT Canberra champ Sammy Huang from the Main Event in a bit of a big blind special gone wrong.
We picked up the action on the turn on the board of , with Nick Wong betting 38,000. From the big blind, Huang deliberated before check-raising all in for an additional 54,000.
“I guess I have to call,” sighed Wong as he did the math and threw the chips into the middle with for a flush draw. He’d need to hit it as Huang tabled for trip sixes.
The dealer burned and revealed the to the delight of Wong as he made his flush to win the pot.
“Can you believe that?” said a shocked Huang as he stood and stared at the board for several moments before eventually sulking off to the cashier in 16th place.
Carter Gill has been struggling on a short stack, looking desperately for a double up to get back into contention.
In a recent pot that went to showdown, Gill called a minimum preflop raise from Hyung Kook Shin to see a flop of . Gill check-called for 16,000 before both players checked the turn and river.
Gill hoped his was good but Shin showed to take it down.
“Argh I hate math. I’m so bad!” sighed Gill.
|Hyung Kook Shin||170,000||40,000|
The recent elimination of Andrew Nguyen has seen the Day 3 field whittled down to just two tables of eight. It was chip leader Amit Varma who dealt the blow to Nguyen, getting Nguyen to commit his chips preflop holding agsainst his own . Varma's big-slick held up and Nguyen was sent hom in 17th place.
It just seems somewhat standard that it would be Sungsik Bae who dealt the fatal blow to Fredrick Hallen's tournament life after recently showing him that huge bluff you can read about below.
Hallen's last hand started when Hallen shoved all in from middle position holding . Bae woke up with in the big blind and madde the call. Again he let out a triumphant yelp as the board ran out . With that, Hallen goes home in 18th place.
It all started when Sungsik Bae opened it up to 21,000 from middle position. Fredrick Hallen then three-bet to 38,000 from the cutoff. Bae made the call and some cards were dealt on the felt.
Bae was in check-call mode as the board was dealt out , with the flop bet from Hallen being 30,000 and the turn bet, 55,000.
On the river, a was dealt and Bae immediately shoved all in. Hallen looked sickened and eventually folded. When Hallen folded, Bae tabled and let out a celebratory scream louder than can be described using mere words. This prompted Hallen to get out of his chair and pace the room.