Congratulations to Mark Amparo, who wins the first ever Neil Arce Dirty Ice Cream Cup!
On the very first hand after the long break, Rochee De Leon went all-in with the board showing
Mark instantly called and tabled
for the flush, dominating Rochee's
With the win, Mark becomes the champion of the Dirty Ice Cream Cup. He wins the trophy, Php 880,000 in cash, and a seat to the PAGCOR Chairman's Cup worth Php 120,000.
Meanwhile, Rochee wins Php 400,000 in cash and a seat to the Chairman's Cup.
Congratulations, Mark! Thanks to everyone who followed our live coverage here from the Metro Card Club!
We are experiencing another long break in action as the film crew set up the lights, cameras, and other equipment in preparation for the heads-up feature.
We are now down to heads-up play after Vince Javellana's exit from the tournament.
On a flop of
, Vince and Mark Amparo both got their money all-in.
Mark had top two pair but Vince was drawing to the spade flush.
It didn't matter as the
came on the turn, filling up Mark's hand and leaving Vince drawing head.
on the river completed the hand and officially signaled Vince's exit.
He receives Php 160,000 in cash and a seat to the PAGCOR Chairman's Cup worth Php 120,000.
As we come back from a ten minute break, here are the chip counts of the three remaining players:
Rochee De Leon: 1,246,000
Mark Amparo: 2,461,000
Vince Javellana: 1,621,000
We've just had a big pot unfold here at the final table between Mark Amparo and Vince Javellana.
On a flop of
, Vince bet 200,000 and got a call from Mark.
came on the turn, Vince bet 250,000. Mark thought for a while before raising to 600,000. Vince tanked and finally called.
came on the river, it was Mark showing aggression as he pushed in his remaining 913,000 in chips.
Vince took a few minutes to weigh his options, even setting aside the necessary chips, before finally folding and showing a
At the urging of the crowd, Mark showed one card: the
Rochee De Leon has just reclaimed more of his chips from Mark Amparo.
Pre-flop, Rochee shoved his chips in while holding
and got a duty call from Mark with
The flop of
kept Rochee ahead and the
on the turn sealed it for him.
After the river
, the chips were awarded to Rochee for a boost to his stack.