Event 6: Steve Yagudaev Flops Quads to Double Thru Zyad Qasem; Qasem Doubles Thru Seyed Hosseini

$1,100 Five-Card Pot Limit Omaha (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 14:  3,000/6,000
Players Remaining:  8 of 102

Steve Yagudaev
Steve Yagudaev

Zyad Qasem raised from the hijack to 14,000, Steve Yagudaev moved all in from the big blind for 41,000, and Qasem thought for a while before he called.

Zyad Qasem:  10c9s9h6s5s
Steve Yagudaev:  AhAd9d8d8c

The board came 9c8s8hJs5c, and Yagudaev flopped quad eights to win the pot and double up in chips.

Steve Yagudaev  –  85,000  (14 bb)
Zyad Qasem  –  22,500  (4 bb)

Zyad Qasem
Zyad Qasem

The next hand, Aaron Kupin limped UTG+1 for 6,000, and Zyad Qasem moved all in from middle position for 22,500. Seyed Hosseini reraised from the button to 62,000, and Kupin quickly folded.

Seyed Hosseini:  AhKhQc10d7d
Zyad Qasem:  AdKsKc8h6h

The board came 7s4s3c3s2d, and the pocket kings held up for Qasem to win the pot and double up in chips.

Zyad Qasem  –  60,000  (10 bb)
Seyed Hosseini  –  345,000  (58 bb)

With eight players remaining from a field of 102, the average chip stack is about 255,000 (43 big blinds). The next player to be eliminated will earn $3,425 for eighth place.