Main Event
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Double KO Close To The Money

• Level 15: 2,000-4,000, 500 ante

The action started with Guanqun Gu opening to 12,000 from under the gun. Yeow Chung Chong was to his left and raised it up to 26,000. Joachim Ulsrud was next in line, and moved all in for his remaining 58,000. The table folded around to the blinds were Carson Choi then cmmitted his last 31,000 in chips.

With the decision back on Gu, he sighed over his decision before mucking his hand. Chong made the call and the three players tabled their cards.

Chong: {a-Hearts}{8-Clubs}
Ulsrud: {j-Clubs}{j-Spades}
Choi: {Q-Spades}{q-Hearts}

Chong had both players covered but started with the worst hand. That's until the board ran out {8-Spades}{8-Hearts}{9-Clubs}{3-Clubs}{K-Clubs} giving him trip eights and sending his two opponents to the rail.

Carson Choi
Carson Choi
Busted
Joachim Ulsrud
Joachim Ulsrud
Busted

Tags: Yeow Chung ChonJaochim UlsrudCarson Choi

Ma Doubles Through Yu

• Level 15: 2,000-4,000, 500 ante

The board read {3-Spades}{4-Hearts}{10-Clubs}{j-Hearts} and there was 19,000 in front of Hongzing Yu in late position with the action was on Haisheng Ma, the small blind. Ma made the call and the {9-Diamonds} river was dealt. Ma tossed a red 25,000 chip into the middle, almost as if it were nothing.

Yu seemed confused by the bet and grabbed a stack of yellow 5,000 chips, enough to put Ma all in. Ma insta-called the bet and quickly tabled {10-Diamonds}{10-Hearts}. Yu slid his cards to the muck and watch a good chunk of his chips make their way over to Ma.

Haisheng Ma cn
Haisheng Ma
cn 165,000 150,200
Hongxing Yu
Hongxing Yu
130,000 -49,000

Tags: Hongxing YuHaisheng Ma

We Are Getting Closer

• Level 15: 2,000-4,000, 500 ante
Tyrone Kerrigan
Tyrone Kerrigan
Busted
Antoine Pignon
Antoine Pignon
Busted

Final Round

• Level 15: 2,000-4,000, 500 ante

The players have returned from their last 10-minute break and will play one more 60-minute level.

Level:
15
Blinds:
2,000/4,000
Ante:
500

Final Break

• Level 14: 1,500-3,000, 500 ante

The remaining 67 players are on their last 10-minute break of the evening.

Some Updated Chip Counts

• Level 14: 1,500-3,000, 500 ante
Jiajun Liu cn
Jiajun Liu
cn 545,000 -80,000
Michael Kanaan au
Michael Kanaan
au 375,000 15,000
Xue Qian Wu
Xue Qian Wu
335,000 13,000
Daniel Demicki pl
Daniel Demicki
pl 320,000 258,500
Andre Cyril
Andre Cyril
295,000 214,200
Dhanesh Vija Chainani
Dhanesh Vija Chainani
275,000 112,000
Peter Chan hk
Peter Chan
hk 255,000 30,000
Hao Tian cn
Hao Tian
cn 237,000 -30,000
Fabien Parisel fr
Fabien Parisel
fr 232,000 117,000
Linh Tran ca
Linh Tran
ca 208,000 119,100
Zhiyong Long
Zhiyong Long
205,000 87,700
Alvan Zheng
Alvan Zheng
195,000 6,000
Billy "The Croc" Argyros au
Billy "The Croc" Argyros
au 195,000 39,000
Ryan Mingho Yum
Ryan Mingho Yum
165,000 147,900
Christian Haggart
Christian Haggart
130,000 78,000
Kitty Kuo tw
Kitty Kuo
tw 35,000 -135,000

Kanaan Chipping Up

• Level 14: 1,500-3,000, 500 ante

The hand started with Bobbe Suri opening to 6,500 from middle position and finding a call from Michael Kanaan in the cut off.

The flop came down {2-Spades}{q-Clubs}{k-Spades} and Suri threw out a continuation bet of 9,000 which was called. The {A-Diamonds} on the turn brought a check from Suri as Kanaan bet out 15,000. Suri thought for a moment before raising it up to 40,000 which was called shortly after.

The {3-Clubs} on the river saw Suri check again, resulting in Kanaan moving all in for 245,000. The bet had Suri covered, but he was not interested as his cards flew into the muck.

Michael Kanaan au
Michael Kanaan
au 360,000 95,000
Bobbe Suri in
Bobbe Suri
in 55,000 -48,000

Tags: Bobbe SuriMichael Kanaan

Yu Busts Ye

• Level 14: 1,500-3,000, 500 ante

The money went all in preflop between Gangfu Ye and Hongxing Yu. When the hands were tabled it was Yu that was ahead with {8-Hearts}{8-Clubs}. Ye showed {2-Hearts}{2-Clubs} and along with his rail starting calling for a deuce - loudly. Unfortunately, the chant didn't work as the board ran out {q-Diamonds}{3-Hearts}{k-Diamonds}{7-Diamonds}{6-Hearts}. Yu is stacking chips and Ye is chanting his way home.

Gangfu Ye
Gangfu Ye
Busted

Tags: Hongxing YuGangfu Ye