Event #18: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em

Lavelle Doubles Through Le

Jeffrey Lavelle opened for 200,000 from UTG and Allan Le raised to 390,000 from the button. Lavelle moved all in and Le called.

Le: {A-Diamonds} {A-Hearts}
Lavelle: {8-Clubs} {8-Hearts}

The board ran {J-Hearts} {10-Spades} {8-Spades} {J-Diamonds} {4-Hearts} and Lavelle doubled to 3,000,000 with a full house.

Jeffrey Lavelle 3,000,000 1,555,000
Allan Le 1,175,000 -1,225,000

Tags: Allan LeJeffrey Lavelle

Ship it to Le

Allan Le limped in from under the gun and the action folded around to Stanley Tavanese who completed the small blind. Casey Kelton checked his option from the big blind, so off they went three-handed to the flop of {K-Hearts}{4-Hearts}{6-Spades}.

Tavanese checked to Kelton who led out for 125,000 and Le called before Tavanese got out of the way to make it heads-up to the turn of the {9-Hearts}. This time, Kelton checked, but folded after Le fired out a bet of 130,000.

Casey Kelton 2,500,000 540,000
Allan Le 2,400,000

Le Takes a Pot From Tavanese

• Level 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

From UTG+1 Allan Le raised to 160,000. Action folded all the way around to Tavanese in the big blind and he called. The flop came {2-Diamonds} {7-Diamonds} {K-Diamonds} and both players checked. The turn came {K-Clubs} and again both players checked. The river was the {10-Hearts}, Tavanese checked and Le bet 235,000. Tavanese hemmed and hawed but slid out a call only to see Le table {Q-Spades} {Q-Diamonds}. Tavanese mucked his hand and Le picked up the pot.

Tags: Allan LeStanley Tavanese

Jordan Young Eliminated in 9th Place ($54,936)

Jordan Young - 9th Place
Jordan Young - 9th Place

It's finally happened. After what seemed like an eternity, we've had our first bust-out from this final table!

The action folded around to Jordan Young who open-shoved from the small blind with {K-Spades}{6-Diamonds}, only to be snapped off by Robert Koss, who revealed {A-Clubs}{3-Spades}.

The railbirds crowded in to catch the flop, which was {J-Clubs}{4-Clubs}{J-Hearts}. No change. Young's supporters called for the king, but instead, the {A-Diamonds} came down on the turn and Young was drawing dead. The river {3-Hearts} completed the board and a warm round of applause went up from the gallery for Young, who departs us in 10th place to collect $54,936.

As Koss sat back down and raked in his chips, a well-watered spectator cried out "Run it twice!" This caused a ripple of laughter through the room, but Koss simply smiled and shook his head.

Robert Koss 2,300,000 880,000
Jordan Young Busted

Tavanese's Turn to Double!

Foster Hayes limped in from under the gun and the action folded around to Stanley Tavanese who raised all-in for 475,000. Hays snap-called, tabling {J-Diamonds}{10-Clubs} but was in a world of hurt against Tavanese's {A-Clubs}{K-Diamonds}.

Tavanese improved to two pair after the flop of {8-Clubs}{A-Hearts}{K-Clubs}, but Hays had a chance to score the first elimination of the night with the gut-shot straight draw. However, Tavanese didn't break the streak as the turn and river ran out {7-Spades}, {8-Hearts} to score the double-up.

Foster Hays 1,515,000 -560,000
Stanley Tavanese 1,110,000 620,000

Le Takes Big Pot with Full House

Allan Le raised from UTG+1 to 160,000 and action folded around to Stanley Tavanese in the big blind, and he called. The flop fell {K-Spades} {4-Spades} {Q-Diamonds} and both players checked the flop. The turn came {Q-Hearts} and Tavanese checked. Le bet 150,000 and was called. The river came {8-Hearts}, Tavanese checked and Le bet 405,000. Tavanese called and Le tabled {8-Diamonds} {8-Spades} for a full house. Tavanese mucked and sent a big portion of his chips over to Le.

Allan Le 2,400,000 500,000
Stanley Tavanese 490,000 -605,000

Tags: Allan LeStanley Tavanese

Hays Doubles with Small Pair

Foster Hays doubles.
Foster Hays doubles.

Foster Hays moved all in from late position and Jordan Young called from the button. The hands were tabled, Hays held {6-Hearts} {6-Spades} and Young had {A-Clubs} {10-Spades}.

The board ran {7-Spades} {2-Hearts} {5-Hearts} {3-Diamonds} {7-Diamonds} and Hays doubled to just over two million and Young slipped to just under one million.

Foster Hays 2,075,000 10,000
Jordan Young 990,000 -1,035,000

Tags: Foster HaysJordan Young

Updated Chip Counts

Foster Hays 2,065,000 615,000
Jordan Young 2,025,000 550,000
Casey Kelton 1,960,000 377,000
Allan Le 1,900,000 -940,000
Philippe Vert 1,620,000 -640,000
Jeffrey Lavelle 1,445,000 95,000
Robert Koss 1,420,000 200,000
Stanley Tavanese 1,095,000 -935,000
Tristan Wade 965,000 -235,000

Play Resumes

• Level 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

The cards are back in the air!