Event 15: Phil Hui Takes the Chip Lead

$300 H.O.R.S.E. (Re-Entry)
Level 16: 5,000/10,000 Limits | Structure
Players Remaining: 7 of 53


Phil Hui: [x][x] / 2x8x6xJx
Dennis O’Connor: [x][x] / 5xAx4xKx

Picking up the action on fourth street, Dennis O’Connor bet and Phil Hui called.

“I called light,” said O’Connor. “The ace helped me.”

On fifth, O’Connor kept the lead and bet again. Hui called. On sixth, Hui took the lead with a jack against a king and checked. O’Connor bet and Hui called.

On seventh, both players checked. Hui showed 9x6x4x and won the pot with a nine low. Over the course of the last couple of rounds, Hui took the chip lead over the rest of the table.

Phil Hui – 230,000
Dennis O’Connor – 85,000