Event 3: Matthew Wolfson – 3rd Place ($3,025)

$400 H.O.R.S.E. (Single Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 22: 20,000/40,000 Limits
Players Remaining:  2 of 74

Matthew Wolfson
Matthew Wolfson

Omaha 8

In the last hand of Level 21, with limits of 15,000-30,000, John Simcox raised from the small blind to 30,000, and Matthew Wolfson called all in from the big blind for 20,000.

John Simcox:  AdKdQh9c
Matthew Wolfson:  Js9h8h8s

With those hands, neither player could make a low, and the board came 10c3s3d10hKh. Simcox spiked a king on the river to win the pot with a higher two pair, kings and tens, eliminating Wolfson in third place.

Matthew Wolfson  –  Eliminated in 3rd Place  ($3,025)

Here are the updated chip counts for the start of heads-up play, with limits increasing to 20,000-40,000:

John Simcox  –  612,000  (15 BB)
Phil Hui  –  276,000  (7 BB)