Event 18: Danny Chang – 3rd Place ($11,900)

$1,100 Six-Max Pot-Limit Omaha 8 (Single Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 22:  15,000/25,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining:  2 of 94

Danny Chang
Danny Chang

Danny Chang got it all in from the big blind for less than 100,000 against Zhen Cai in the small blind.

Zhen Cai:  Jd7d7s6s
Danny Chang:  As5s2d2c

The board came 6h3s3d10cQd, and with no possible lows, Cai won the pot with the higher two pair, sevens and threes, to eliminate Chang in third place.

Danny Chang  –  Eliminated in 3rd Place  ($11,900)

Sean Troha vs. Zhen Cai
Sean Troha (left) heads-up against Zhen Chai (center) for the Event 18 title.

And here are the approximate chip counts for the start of heads-up play, followed by the final table payouts:

Zhen Cai  –  1,600,000  (64 bb)
Sean Troha  –  270,000  (11 bb)

1st:  $27,880 + LHPO Trophy
2nd:  $18,000

3rd:  Danny Chang  –  $11,900
4th:  Clint Hartshorn  –  $8,210
5th:  Steven Novak  –  $5,795
6th:  John Holley  –  $4,215
7th:  Phil Hui  –  $3,165