Championship: Loni Hui Eliminated in 26th Place by Omar Lakhdari

$3,500 WPT LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 26:  50,000/75,000 with a 75,000 ante
Players Remaining:  25 of 1,982

Loni Hui
Loni Hui

Loni Hui got it all in under the gun for 1,100,000 with 5s5d, and she needed to improve to stay alive against the 9s9c of Omar Lakhdari in the hijack.

The board came Qh9d6h2s6d, and Lakhdari flopped a set of nines and rivered a full house to win the pot and eliminate Hui in 26th place.

Omar Lakhdari  –  2,500,000  (33 bb)
Loni Hui  –  Eliminated in 26th Place  ($27,810)

With 25 players remaining from a field of 1,982, the average chip stack is about 3.17 million (42 big blinds). The remaining players are all guaranteed at least $27,810 each.

Action is scheduled to continue tonight until the field is down to the final two tables (16 players).