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$2,650: Blair Hinkle Doubles Up

$2,650 Big 4 No Limit Hold’em (Single Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guarantee | Payouts | Live Stream
Level 30: 75,000/150,000 with a 150,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 422

Blair Hinkle moved all in on the button for 1,800,000 and Alex Foxen called out of the big blind.

It was a race with Hinkle’s [7s][7c] up against Foxen’s [As][9d].

The board ran out [Js][Td][4s][8c][Kh] and the match continues on.

Blair Hinkle – 3,600,000
Alex Foxen – 6,900,00

$10K: Ryan Riess Takes the Lead

Event #25: $10,000 One-Day Event
$500,000 Guarantee | Payouts
Level 21: 10,000/15,000/15,000
Players Remaining: 3 of 91

Ray Qartomy raised to 40,000 from the button and Ryan Riess defended his big blind to see a [4d][as][6c] flop. Riess check-called a bet of 40,000 and then both players checked the [qs] turn.

Riess led out for 75,000 on the [2s] river and Qartomy called with the [ac][8s]. It was no good though as Riess had the better kicker with his [ad][10c].

Ryan Riess – 770,000 (51 bb)
Ray Qartomy – 700,000 (47 bb)

$10K: Ben Yu Eliminated By Ryan Riess

Event #25: $10,000 One-Day Event
$500,000 Guarantee | Payouts
Level 21: 10,000/15,000/15,000
Players Remaining: 3 of 91

Ben Yu

Ryan Riess moved all in from the button for 270,000 and Ben Yu called off for 245,000 from the big blind.

Yu: [ah][8c]
Riess: [8s][8d]

Yu was looking for an ace but failed to get one as the board ran out [9s][9d][6h][5h][qd].

“Good luck everyone,” he offered before departing the table.

Ryan Riess – 540,000 (36 bb)
Ben Yu – Eliminated in 4th place for $67,704

$10K: Ray Qartomy Eliminates Shannon Shorr

Event #25: $10,000 One-Day Event
$500,000 Guarantee | Payouts
Level 21: 10,000/15,000/15,000
Players Remaining: 4 of 91

Shannon Shorr

Ray Qartomy, who has been shoving nearly every hand, raised to 40,000 under the gun and called when Shannon Shorr moved all in for 270,000 from the small blind.

Qartomy: [kh][ks]
Shorr: [ad][7d]

Shorr’s best chance at staying alive was to catch an ace but it was not meant to be as the board ran out [js][9d][7c][3s][jd].

Ray Qartomy – 1,050,000 (70 bb)
Shannon Shorr – Eliminated in 5th place for $52,416

$2,650: Blair Hinkle Doubles Up

$2,650 Big 4 No Limit Hold’em (Single Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guarantee | Payouts | Live Stream
Level 30: 75,000/125,000 with a 125,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 422

Alex Foxen moved all in on the button and Blair Hinkle called. Hinkle was all in for 1,525,000.

Hinkle showed [Ac][Tc] and was dominating Foxen’s [Th][7h].

The flop was [9h][9s][8c], giving Foxen an open-ended straight draw, but Hinkle was still in the lead with ace-high.

The turn was the [9d] and the river was the [As]. Hinkle won the pot with a full house and doubled up.

Blair Hinkle – 3,050,000
Alex Foxen – 7,500,000

$2,650: Alex Foxen Gets Tricky, Doubles Up

$2,650 Big 4 No Limit Hold’em (Single Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guarantee | Payouts | Live Stream
Level 30: 75,000/125,000 with a 125,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 422

Alex Foxen limped in on the button and Blair Hinkle raised to 400,000 out of the big blind. Foxen called and the flop was [Jc][8s][4d].

Hinkle checked and Foxen bet 475,000. Hinkle called. The turn was the [7c] and both players checked to the [5s] river.

Hinkle checked and Foxen moved all in for 2,975,000. Hinkle didn’t waste a ton of time in calling.

Foxen showed [Ah][Ad] and Hinkle tried to muck his hand, but since it was an all in pot, Hinkle was forced to show his [As][3s].

“For some reason, I had it in my head that you had queen-nine,” said Hinkle.

Alex Foxen – 8,000,000
Blair Hinkle – 2,500,000

 

$10K: Jun Ji Eliminated by Ray Qartomy

Event #25: $10,000 One-Day Event
$500,000 Guarantee | Payouts
Level 20: 6,000/12,000/12,000
Players Remaining: 5 of 91

Jun Ji

Shannon Shorr opened for 28,000 under the gun and Jun Ji moved all in for 141,000 from the cutoff. Ray Qartomy jammed over the op from the button, both blinds folded, and Shorr got out of the way.

Qartomy: [as][kh]
Ji: [kc][jh]

Ji was way behind and didn’t get so much as a sweat as the board ran out a lackluster [8h][7s][5s][ac][qc].

Ray Qartomy – 800,000 (67 bb)
Jun Ji – Eliminated in 6th place for $41,496

$10K: Ryan Riess Eliminated Barry Hutter

Event #25: $10,000 One-Day Event
$500,000 Guarantee | Payouts
Level 20: 6,000/12,000/12,000
Players Remaining: 6 of 91

Barry Hutter

Ryan Riess moved all in from the button and Barry Hutter called off for approximately 130,000 from the small blind.

Riess: [10c][10h]
Hutter: [6c][6s]

Hutter was looking for a red six but was left wanting as the board ran out an unhelpful [3h][ks][3s][ad][qc].

Ryan Riess – 306,000 (26 bb)
Barry Hutter – Eliminated in 7th place for $34,944

$2,650: Blair Hinkle Wins a Big One

$2,650 Big 4 No Limit Hold’em (Single Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guarantee | Payouts | Live Stream
Level 29: 50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 422

There was 800,000 in the pot with a flop reading [7c 6c 5c] when Alex Foxen bet 225,000, and Blair Hinkle called on the button.

The turn fell [3d], Hinkle bet 550,000, and Foxen check-called. The river delivered the [6s], Hinkle bet 1.1 million, and Foxen check-called again.

Hinkle flipped over [10d 7s], and Foxen folded. Foxen was down to 4.9 million after the hand, and Hinkle took back the lead with 5,650,000.

Blair Hinkle – 5,650,000 (56 bb)
Alex Foxen – 4,900,000 (49 bb)