Event 8: Je Wook Oh Eliminated by David Haas

$360 Six-Max No Limit Hold’em (Single Re-Entry)
Level 14: 1,000/2,000 with a 300 ante
Players Remaining: 17 of 171

Je Wook Oh
Je Wook Oh

Action folded around to the button where Je Wook Oh moved his short stack all in. David Haas was in the big blind, and he quickly called to put his opponent at risk. It was a serious case of bad timing for Oh.

Oh: Kc7d
Haas: AdAh

The board ran out Ts6c2hQh6s, and Haas’ aces held up. Oh was eliminated in 17th place.

David Haas – 49,000 (25 bb)
Je Wook Oh – Eliminated

Event 8: Andrew Lanque Eliminated on the Bubble

$360 Six-Max No Limit Hold’em (Single Re-Entry)
Level 14: 1,000/2,000 with a 300 ante
Players Remaining: 19 of 171

Andrew Lanque
Andrew Lanque

Andrew Lanque was all in for 19,700 preflop, heads up for his tournament life against Vanessa Wang.

Lanque: QdQc
Wang: 8d8c

Lanque had his opponent dominated and suit dominated, but it didn’t matter in the end. The board ran out As8h2s3cTs, and Wang flopped a set of eights to win the pot. Lanque was eliminated on the bubble, putting the remaining 18 players in the money.

A redraw for the final three tables is now underway.

Vanessa Wang – 63,000 (32 bb)
Andrew Lanque – Eliminated

Event 8: Ari Engel Doubles on the Bubble

$360 Six-Max No Limit Hold’em (Single Re-Entry)
Level 14: 1,000/2,000 with a 300 ante
Players Remaining: 19 of 171

Ari Engel opened to 4,700 under the gun, and Je Wook Oh three-bet shoved from the big blind. Engel called all in for just over 40,000 total, putting himself at risk.

Engel: KsKc
Oh: 9c9h

The board ran out AcAdQdJs7s, and Engel’s kings held to earn him a double-up.

Ari Engel – 85,000 (43 bb)
Je Wook Oh – 15,000 (8 bb)

Event 8: Francis Margaglione Eliminated; Bubble Time

$360 Six-Max No Limit Hold’em (Single Re-Entry)
Level 14: 1,000/2,000 with a 300 ante
Players Remaining: 20 of 171

Francis Margaglione was all in for his last 2,900 against chipleader Arthur Rodriguez.

Margaglione: Qd3d
Rodriguez: 4h5c

The board ran out 9c9h2s4sJs, and Rodriguez turned two pair to win the knockout pot. Margaglione was eliminated in 20th place, reducing the field to 19 players and putting them squarely on the money bubble.

Action is now being dealt hand-for-hand until the next elimination.

Event 8: Jon Brody Eliminated by David Jackson

$360 Six-Max No Limit Hold’em (Single Re-Entry)
Level 13: 800/1,600 with a 200 ante
Players Remaining: 22 of 171

Jon Brody
Jon Brody

Four players saw a KsJs4c flop, and action checked through. The turn was the Qc, and Jon Brody moved all in for about 35,000 total. David Jackson called, and the other two players folded out of the way. Brody was at risk, and he needed to catch up to stay alive.

Brody: Qs8s (pair of queens, flush draw)
Jackson: AsKd (pair of kings)

The river was the blank 2h, and Jackson won the pot with his pair of kings. Brody was eliminated in 22nd place, just four spots shy of another in-the-money finish.

David Jackson – 85,000 (53 bb)
Jon Brody – Eliminated