Event #57: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em Championship

Kostritsyn Crushed

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Alexander Kostritsyn Eliminated

On the last hand before the break, Bryn Kenney raised to 160,000 from under the gun before Alexander Kostritsyn three-bet to 575,000 on the button. The blinds folded and Kenney moved all in with Kostritsyn quickly calling.

Kenney: {A-Hearts}{Q-Hearts}
Kostritsyn: {K-Spades}{K-Diamonds}

The flop brought a real sweat as it fell {J-Hearts}{7-Spades}{3-Hearts} to give Kenney a flush draw to go with his ace as outs to end the run of the Russian young gun. It didn't arrive with the {3-Diamonds} turn but there were "oooooohs" around the rail at the {5-Hearts} landed to complete Kenney's flush.

After a count down of chips Kenney had more and a stunned Kostritsyn departed the Amazon Room silently amongst the sea of players heading to break.

Meanwhile Kenney will be enjoying his break as he will return with 7.7 million chips.

Tags: Alexander KostritsynBryn Kenney