Event 7: Jerome Bradpiece Eliminated in 3rd Place ($2,016)

$250 Deep Stack Pot Limit Omaha (Re-Entry)
Level 22: Blinds: 8,000/16,000

Jerome Bradpiece $2,016
Jerome Bradpiece
$2,016

In a battle of the blinds, Mohammad Arani winds up all in for 224,000 from the small blind with Kh9h8d6h against Jerome Bradpiece’s AdTh5d4d in the big blind. The board falls KdKc3s3h2h, giving Arani trip kings to double up.

Down to about 64,000, Bradpiece is all in the next hand with 8s8c5s3c against Daniel Martinez Paz’s KcQhQd4h. The board runs out AhTd2s6dQs, no improvement to Bradpiece, ending his run in third place.

Bradpiece falls just short of claiming his second victory, having won Event 4 about 48 hours ago.

Event 7: Luis Santoni Eliminated in 5th Place ($1,176)

$250 Deep Stack Pot Limit Omaha (Re-Entry)
Level 21: Blinds: 6,000/12,000

Luis Santoni $1,176
Luis Santoni
$1,176

After a 9c5h4h flop, Cory Blum checks from the small blind and Luis Santoni checks from the big blind. Daniel Martinez Paz bets 72,000 from the button, Blum gets out of the way, and Santoni check-raises all in for about 245,000. Martinez Paz calls.

Santoni: Qs7d6s4s
Martinez Paz: QcJh8s6h

Both players have drawing hands and Martinez Paz gets the best of it when the Ts turn and 8c river give him a queen-high straight to eliminate Santoni in fifth place.

Event 7: Daniel Martinez Paz Doubles Through Mohammad Arani To Take The Chip Lead

$250 Deep Stack Pot Limit Omaha (Re-Entry)
Level 21: Blinds: 6,000/12,000

The flop reads Kh5c2s and Luis Santoni checks from the small blind. Mohammed Arani bets 35,000 from the big blind and after a few moments, Daniel Martinez Paz raises the pot from the cutoff. Cory Blum folds the button, sending Arani into the tank for a bit before he reraises the pot. Martinez Paz calls all in for 322,000.

Arani: 5h5sQs8d
Martinez Paz: Ks5dJs7d

Arani’s set of fives leads Martinez Paz’s top two pair, but the Kd lands on the turn to give Martinez Paz kings full of fives to clinch the hand and take the chip lead. Arani drops to about 200,000.