2018 LHPO Live Updates

Event 22: Yigal Hen – 13th Place ($779)

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 23: 10,000/20,000 with a 3,000 ante
Players Remaining 12 of 683

Michael Johnson raised all in for 239,000 from middle position, and Yigal Hen called all in for roughly 220,000 from the cutoff.

Johnson: KdJc
Hen: AdKh

The board ran out KsQs4cJs8s, giving Johnson kings and jacks to eliminate Hen in 13th place for $779.

Michael Johnson – 510,000 (25.5 bb)
Yigal Hen – Eliminated

Event 22: Thomas Kornechuk – 14th Place ($779)

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 23: 10,000/20,000 with a 3,000 ante
Players Remaining 13 of 683

Karen Cleveland raised all in for 212,000 from the hijack, and Thomas Kornechuk called all in from the big blind for 199,000.

Cleveland: AdJc
Kornechuk: KdKc

The board came down 9s3h2hAh9h, giving Cleveland aces and nines to eleiminate Kornechuk in 14th palce for $779.

Karen Cleveland – 442,000 (22 bb)
Thomas Kornechuk – Eliminated

Event 22: Woodrow Pass – 15th Place ($779)

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 22: 8,000/16,000 with a 2,000 ante
Players Remaining 14 of 683

Woodrow Pass raised all in for 67,000 from middle position, Matan Yehudai called from the cutoff, Karen Cleveland called from the small blind, and David Shmuel called from the big blind.

They checked to the river of a Kd7h6d3s4d board where Yehudai bet 50,000. Cleveland check-called, and Shmuel check-folded.

Yehudai showed Qd10d for a flush, Cleveland mucked, and Pass showed a defeated Ks7s, ending his tournament in 15th place for $779.

Matan Yehudai – 1,540,000 (96 bb)
David Shmuel – 500,000 (31 bb)
Karen Cleveland – 220,000 (14 bb)
Woodrow Pass – Eliminated

Event 22: Alfredo Vega – 16th Place ($656)

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 22: 8,000/16,000 with a 2,000 ante
Players Remaining 15 of 683

Alfredo Vega raised all in for about 70,000 from under the gun, Michael Johnson called from the cutoff, Robert Leff reraised all in for just a little bit more (about 85,000), and Johnson called.

Vega: AdQh
Johnson: 5d5h
Leff: 7s7c

The board came down 8s4s3c3s9h, safe for Leff to nearly triple up. Vega, meanwhile, was eliminated in 16th place for $656.

Robert Leff – 285,000 (18 bb)
Michael Johnson – 330,000 (21 bb)
Alfredo Vega – Eliminated

Event 22: Vendel Johnson – 17th Place ($656)

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 21: 6,000/12,000 with a 2,000 ante
Players Remaining 16 of 683

Vendel Johnson raised all in for about 120,000 from under the gun, and chip leader Matan Yehudai reraised all in for about 950,000 from the next seat over. The rest of the table folded.

Johnson: AhQh
Yehudai: KsKc

The board came down AsKh6c3s4s, giving Yehudai a set of kings to eliminate Johnson in 17th place for $656.

Matan Yehudai – 1,100,000 (92 bb)
Vendel Johnson – Eliminated

Recent Eliminations:
18th: Steven Lake – $656