Event 3: Joel Harwood – 5th Place ($1,720)

$360 H.O.R.S.E. (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 21: 15,000/30,000 Limits
Players Remaining: 4 of 98

Joel Harwood

Omaha Hi-Lo 

Joel Harwood was getting up from his seat and Barry Levy was scooping the pot.

The completed board read QsJd5h3c9s and Levy had tabled AdTs8s2h, good for the second nut straight. Harwood showed AsAhKd7h and was eliminated in fifth place for $1,720.

Barry Levy – 400,000
Joel Harwood – Eliminated 

Event 3: Antonio Pezzi – 6th Place ($1,374)

$360 H.O.R.S.E. (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 21: 15,000/30,000 Limits
Players Remaining: 5 of 98

Antonio Pezzi

Hold’em 

Sebastien Soares limped in from the small blind and Antonio Pezzi checked his option in the big blind. The flop is 9s7d5s and Soares bet.

Pezzi called and the turn was the Ks. Soares bet again and Pezzi called, leaving himself with just 9,000. The river was the 2d and Soares bet the river. Pezzi folded.

On the next hand, Soares raised on the button and Pezzi committed the last of his chips from the small blind. Barry Levy defended his big blind and created a side pot between himself and Soares.

The flop was QdTs3h. Levy checked and Soares bet. Levy called. The turn was the Jd and Levy checked again. Soares bet and Levy called.

The river was the 2d and both players check. Soares shows KdKs, Levy showed KhTd and Pezzi tabled Qc8c.

Soares won the pot and Pezzi hit the rail in sixth place for $1,374.

Sebastien Soares – 420,000
Barry Levy – 187,000
Antonio Pezzi – Eliminated 

Event 3: John Holley – 7th Place ($1,169)

$360 H.O.R.S.E. (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 20: 12,000/24,000 Limits
Players Remaining: 6 of 98

John Holley

Stud Hi-Lo

John Holley: Td3d / Qd9d6sKh / 3h
Sebastien Soares: 7d2d / 3s7s5hQc / 9h

Sebastien Soares was the bring-in and John Holley completed. Soares defended.

Holley bet the last of his chips on fourth and Soares called. Holley showed four to a flush and was up against three low cards and a pair of sevens.

Over the course of the runout, Holley could only improve to a pair of threes and Soares never improved. Soares won the pot with a pair of sevens and Holley was eliminated in seventh.

Sebastien Soares – 315,000
John Holley – Eliminated

Event 3: Carey Pickus vs. John Holley

$360 H.O.R.S.E. (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 19: 10,000/20,000 Limits
Players Remaining: 7 of 98

Stud Hi 

Carey Pickus: [x][x] / 9c7dKhJc / [x]
John Holley: [x][x] / 4h8sTd5c / [x]

Carey Pickus completed on third and John Holley raised. On fourth, Pickus checked and Holley bet. Pickus called.

On fifth, both players checked. Pickus led out on sixth and seventh. Holley called both bets.

Pickus showed AdJh9s in the hole, good for two pair, and Holley mucked his hand.

Carey Pickus – 265,000
John Holley – 25,000

Event 3: Mark Hurst – 8th Place ($1,014)

$360 H.O.R.S.E. (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 19: 10,000/20,000 Limits
Players Remaining: 7 of 98

Mark Hurst

Omaha Hi-Lo

On the turn with the board reading KsKc3c5c, Sebastien Soares led out from the small blind. Antonio Pezzi folded from the big blind and Mark Hurst thought for a minute before moving all in for 35,000. Soares quickly called.

“I’ve got the boat,” said Soares.

Soares had half the pot locked up with KdJc3h4c and needed to fade a low card to scoop against Hurst’s Ah9s5d2h.

The river was the 3s and Soares scooped the pot to eliminate Hurst in eighth place for $1,014.

Sebastien Soares – 385,000
Mark Hurst – Eliminated