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Championship: Brian Altman vs. Nadeem Hirani

$3,500 WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27:  30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining:  7  of 843

Brian Altman

Brian Altman opened to 150,000 from late position and Nadeem Hirani three-bet to 290,000 from the hijack. John Dollinger called from the big blind as did Altman.

The flop came Qc9d2d, it checked to Hirani who bet 330,000. Only Altman called.

Both players checked the 10s on the turn. The river was the 4c, and Altman led out 1,600,000. Hirani who was out of time extension chips let his hand click dead.

Brian Altman – 7,725,000
Nadeem Hirani – 3,950,000

Championship: Nadya Magnus vs. Brian Altman

$3,500 WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27:  30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining:  7  of 843

Brian Altman (left) versus Nadya Magnus (right)

Nadya Magnus opened to 140,000 from middle position and Brian Altman three-bet from his big blind.

The flop came As8c4h,  Altman bet 475,000 and Magnus used a time extension chip before calling.

Both players checked the 6s on the turn. The river was the 2s, Altman checked and Magnus bet 400,000 winning herself the pot.

Nadya Magnus – 3,940,000
Brian Altman – 6,330,000

Championship: John Dollinger versus Brian Altman

$3,500 WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27:  30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining:  7  of 843

John Dollinger
John Dollinger

Brian Altman opened to 150,000 and John Dollinger defended his big blind.

The flop came Jh5c4c, Dollinger led out 225,000 and Altman called. The turn brought the 7d, Dollinger checked and Altman bet 650,000. Dollinger called.

The river was the Qc, and Dollinger bet 1,600,000. Altman used two time-extension chips before calling.

Dollinger tabled Ks7c and Altman mucked.

John Dollinger – 10,700,000
Brian Altman – 7,400,000

Championship: Hiroaki Harada – 8th Place ($59,309

$3,500 WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27:  30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining:  7  of 843

Hiroaki Harada

Brian Altman opened to 150,000 from middle position and Hiroaki Harada defended his big blind.

Both players checked the Ah6d3c flop. The turn brought the Kc, and Harada bet 225,000. Altman called.

The river was the 8d, Harada bet 700,000, and Altman shoved.

Harada used two time extension chips before calling all in for 1,850,000. Harada tabled  Ad5d but was no good against Altman’s KhKd.

Brian Altman – 10,250,000
Hiroaki Harada – Eliminated in 8th Place ($59,309)

Championship: Nadeem Hirani Doubles Through John Dollinger

$3,500 WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27:  30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining:  8  of 843

Nadeem Hirani

John Dollinger raised to 140,000 from middle position, Brian Altman called from the cutoff as did  Nadeem Hirani fom the button.

All three players checked the KcKh8c on the flop. The turn brought the Jc, and Hirani bet 275,000. Only Dollinger called.

The river was the Ah, Dollinger checked and Hirani bet 700,000. Dollinger called, Hirani turned over the winning AcJs, two-pair and Dollinger mucked.

Nadeem Hirani – 2,960,000
John Dollinger – 7,975,000