Championship: John Dollinger Leads on Break

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Level 30:  75,000/125,000 with a 125,000 ante
Players Remaining:  5 of 843

John Dollinger

The five remaining players were sent on a 15-minute break after John Dollinger took the lead away from Brian Altman. Blinds are up to 75,000/150,000 with a 150,000 and the average stack is 6,750,000 (54 bb).

Seat 1: John Dollinger – 13,775,000 (110 bb)
Seat 2: Chanracy Khun – 2,300,000 (18 bb)
Seat 3: Brian Altman – 11,425,000 (91 bb)
Seat 4: Nadeem Hirani – 2,325,000 (19 bb)
Seat 5: Nadya Magnus – 3,900,000 (31 bb)

1st: $482,636*
2nd: $311,751
3rd: $230,086
4th: $171,642
5th: $129,438
* First-prize amount includes the winner’s $15,000 entry into the season-ending Baccarat Crystal WPT Tournament of Champions.

Championship: Nadeem Hirani Doubles Through Brian Altman

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Level 29:  50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining:  5 of 843

Nadeem Hirani

Brian Altman opened the action to 250,000 from cutofff and Nadeem Hirani three-bet shoved for 925,000 from the button. The blinds folded and Altman called.

Hirani: 2c2s
Altman: Ah8d

Hiranai was ahead but needed to fade the over cards to double. He moved further ahead when he flopped a set of deuces on the Td7c2d board. Altman picked up and open-ended straight draw on the 9c turn but the 8s river was good for Hirani’s double.

Nadeem Hirani – 2,100,000 (28 bb)
Brian Altman – 12,075,000 (121 bb)

Championship: Peter Walsworth – 6th Place ($98,686)

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Level 29:  50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining:  5 of 843

Peter Walsworth

John Dollinger opened to 275,000 from under the gun and Peter Walsworth called in the big blind. The flop came 3c2c2d, Walsworth checked, and Dollinger bet 175,000. Walsworth thought for a while, used two time extension chips, and moved all in for 725,000. Dollinger called and Walsworth was at risk.

Dollinger: 9c9s
Walsworth: Ah7d

Dollinger was ahead with two pair nines and deuces and Walsworth needed to catch the turn or river. The 5d turn gave Walsworth some wheel outs but the 5s river sent him out in sixth place.

John Dollinger – 10,700,000 (143 bb)
Peter Walsworth – Eliminated in 6th Place ($98,686)

Championship: Brian Altman Extends His Lead

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Level 29:  50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining:  6 of 843

Brian Altman

Brian Altman opened to 250,000 from the button and Nadya Magnus called in the big blind. The flop came AdKh4h, Magnus checked, Altman bet 375,000 and Magnus called.

The turn was 7d, Magnus checked again, Altman bet 775,000 and Magnus folded to give more chips to our leader.

Brian Altman – 13,425,000 (179 bb)
Nadya Magnus – 3,025,000 (40 bb)

Championship: Blinds Up

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Level 29:  50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining:  6 of 843

Level 28 came to an end and blinds are up to 50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 big blind ante.

Seat 1: John Dollinger – 9,300,000 (93 bb)
Seat 2: Chanracy Khun – 3,100,000 (31 bb)
Seat 3: Brian Altman – 12,700,000 (127 bb)
Seat 4: Nadeem Hirani – 3,775,000 (38 bb)
Seat 5: Nadya Magnus – 3,750,000 (38 bb)
Seat 6: Peter Walsworth – 1,100,000 (11 bb)

1st: $482,636*
2nd: $311,751
3rd: $230,086
4th: $171,642
5th: $129,438
6th: $98,686
* First-prize amount includes the winner’s $15,000 entry into the season-ending Baccarat Crystal WPT Tournament of Champions.