Event 8: Gavin O’Rourke – 5th Place ($21,863)

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$250,000 Guaranteed | Payouts
Level 29: 50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining: 4 of 795

Gavin O’Rourke

Gavin O’Rourke moved all in on the button for about 500,000 and Dennis Cyr called out of the small blind.

O’Rourke tabled KxQx and was up against Cyr’s 4s4h.

The board ran out AcTd6cTc2s and O’Rourke was out in fifth for $21,863.

Dennis Cyr – 4,400,000
Gavin O’Rourke – Eliminated 

Event 8: Richard Leger – 6th Place ($17,888)

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$250,000 Guaranteed | Payouts
Level 29: 50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining: 5 of 795

Richard Leger

Dragos Iosub raised on the button to 275,000 and Richard Leger moved all in out of the big blind for 1,050,000. Iosub called.

It was a race with Iosub’s 4h4d against Leger’s Ah8d. The flop was 8c6d3d and Leger took the lead. The turn was the 5c, giving Iosup an open-ended straight draw, which he hit on the river when the 2s peeled off.

Iosub won the pot and eliminated Leger in sixth place for $17,888. He also takes over the chip lead, and has about a third of the chips in play.

Dragos Iosub – 5,600,000
Richard Leger – Eliminated 

 

Event 8: Mathieu Selides Doubles Through Dennis Cyr

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Level 29: 50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining: 6 of 795

Dennis Cyr raised from under the gun and Mathieu Selides moved all in on the button for 1,525,000. Action folded back to Cyr, who called.

It was a flip with Cyr’s QcQh against Selides’ AcKs. The flop was KcTs5c and Selides took the lead.

The turn was the 8h and the river was the 6c. Selides won the pot with top pair and doubled up. Cyr loses the chip lead for the first time at the final table.

Mathieu Selides – 3,300,000
Dennis Cyr – 2,900,000

Event 8: Ben Dobson – 7th Place ($14,310)

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Level 29: 50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining: 6 of 795

Ben Dobson

Ben Dobson moved all in on the button for 900,000 and Dragos Iosub called out of the big blind.

Dobson showed Ad4c and is dominated by Iosub’s As7c.

The flop was 8h7d2s, giving Iosub second pair and leaving Dobson dead to runners.

“It’s going to be tough for me to win this one,” said Dobson as he got up from his chair after the flop.

The turn was the 3h and he picked up some hope with a straight draw, but the river was the Kd and Iosub won the pot, eliminating the WSOP bracelet winner in seventh place for $14,310.

Dragos Iosub – 3,400,000
Ben Dobson – Eliminated 

Event 8: David Rivera – 8th place ($10,931)

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$250,000 Guaranteed | Payouts
Level 28: 50,000/75,000 with a 75,000 ante
Players Remaining: 7 of 795

David Rivera

Action folded around to Mathieu Selides in the small blind, who moved all in. David Rivera called and was the player at risk for his last 700,000.

It was a flip with Selides’ Ac7h against Rivera’s 3d3h.

The board ran out QsJh2dJdQc and Rivera’s pair was counterfeited, sending the pot to Selides with ace-high.

Rivera earned the first five-figure payout of the event.

Mathieu Selides – 1,600,000
David Rivera – Eliminated