Championship Day 1B: Stephen Song Knocks Out a Player

$3,500 LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 6:  400/800 with a 800 ante
Day 1B Entries:  712

Stephen Song
Stephen Song

The player on the button got it all in preflop with AsKs, but needed to improve to stay alive against the AdAc of Stephen Song in the big blind.

The board came Js7s5h5cQh, and the pocket aces held up for Song to win the pot and eliminate his opponent.

Stephen Song  –  78,000  (98 bb)

The tournament clock shows 712 entries so far today, for a tournament total of 1,514, which means the prizepool will be worth more than $4.84 million, more than doubling the $2 million guarantee. Registration remains open with unlimited re-entries until 9:15 pm.

There will be a 90-minute dinner break after this level (5:30 pm), and action is scheduled to continue tonight until the end of Level 10, around 11:15 pm.