Event 6: Robert Lupo Doubles Thru Ha Tran to Near a Million in Chips; Tran Gets Some Back

$1,100 Five-Card Pot Limit Omaha (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 17:  6,000/12,000
Players Remaining:  5 of 102

Robert Lupo
Robert Lupo

Charles Rosenblatt raised from the button to 33,000, Robert Lupo called from the small blind, and Ha Tran pot-raised it from the big blind to 132,000. Rosenblatt folded, and Lupo called.

The flop came 9c5d4s, Lupo checked, Tran moved all in, and Lupo called all in for 347,000.

Ha Tran:  AsAc10c4h2d  (pair of aces, pair of fours)
Robert Lupo:  9d8h8c7c6s  (pair of nines, pair of eights, wrap draw)

The turn card was the 8d, the river card was the 3d, and Lupo turned a nine-high straight to win the pot and double up in chips.

Robert Lupo  –  991,000  (83 bb)
Ha Tran  –  90,000  (8 bb)

Ha Tran
Ha Tran

Shortly after that, Ha Tran got it all in preflop for about 90,000 against Robert Lupo.

Robert Lupo:  KcKsJs6d4s
Ha Tran:  QsQdJh6h2s

The board came Ad2d2hJd8c, and Tran flopped trip deuces and turned a full house to win the pot and double up in chips.

Ha Tran  –  205,000  (17 bb)
Robert Lupo  –  900,000  (75 bb)

With five players remaining from a field of 102, the average chip stack is about 408,000 (34 big blinds). The next player to be eliminated will earn $5,785 for fifth place.