$2,650: Alex Foxen Doubles Thru Blair Hinkle

$2,650 Big 4 No Limit Hold’em (Single Re-Entry)
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Level 27: 30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 422

Alex Foxen

Alex Foxen raised preflop on the button to open the action, and Blair Hinkle reraised to 510,000. Foxen reraised all in for 2.79 million, and Hinkle called to cover him. The two players then tabled their cards.

Foxen: Ad6h
Hinkle: 7h7s

Board: AcJs10hJc9d

Foxen doubled up to survive with 5.73 million, and Hinkle held 4.83 million after the hand.

Alex Foxen – 5,730,000 (95 bb)
Blair Hinkle – 4,830,000 (80 bb)

 

$2,650: Blair Hinkle Pulling Away On Last Hand Before Break

$2,650 Big 4 No Limit Hold’em (Single Re-Entry)
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Level 26: 25,000/50,000 with a 50,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 422

Blair Hinkle limped in on the button and Alex Foxen raised to 225,000 out of the big blind. Hinkle called.

The flop was Js7c5s and Foxen bet 200,000. Hinkle raised to 750,000 and and Foxen called.

The turn was the 4s and Foxen checked. Hinkle bet 900,000 and Foxen thought for a couple of minutes before letting it go.

Hinkle mucked his hand, took the pot and opened up a sizable lead on the last few hands of the level. They are going on a short break and here are updated counts:

Blair Hinkle – 7,775,000 (150 bb)
Alex Foxen – 2,790,000 (55 bb)

$2,650: Alex Foxen Evens it Back Out

$2,650 Big 4 No Limit Hold’em (Single Re-Entry)
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Level 26: 25,000/50,000 with a 50,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 422

Blair Hinkle raised on the button and Alex Foxen called out of the big blind.

The flop was Qs9d7h and Foxen checked. Hinkle bet 200,000 and Foxen called. Both players checked the 2s and the Ks came on the river.

Foxen bet 425,000 and Hinkle raised to 1,200,000. Foxen thought for a little while before calling.

Hinkle showed Th8s and Foxen won the pot with 9h3s.

“When you saw the 10, you were a little worried,” joked Hinkle after the hand.

“I was pretty sure there was a 10 in your hand,” said Foxen.

Foxen’s call with third pair nearly evened out the chip counts.

Alex Foxen – 5,150,000
Blair Hinkle – 5,300,000

$2,650: Blair Hinkle Opens Up a Chip Lead

$2,650 Big 4 No Limit Hold’em (Single Re-Entry)
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Level 26: 25,000/50,000 with a 50,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 422

Blair Hinkle raised on the button to 125,000 and Alex Foxen called out of the big blind.

The flop was KcJd5d and Foxen checked. Hinkle bet 160,000 and Foxen called.

The turn was the 3s and Foxen checked again. HInkle bet 400,000 and Foxen called.

The river was the Qd and Foxen checked for a third time. Hinkle bet 1,300,00 and Foxen thought for a minute before calling.

Hinkle showed Th9s and rivered a straight. Foxen mucked his hand and Hinkle opened up a nearly 2-to-1 chip lead.

Blair Hinkle – 6,900,000 (138 bb)
Alex Foxen – 3,675,000 (73 bb)

$2,650: Jake Schwartz – 3rd Place ($93,892)

$2,650 Big 4 No Limit Hold’em (Single Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guarantee | Payouts | Live Stream
Level 26: 25,000/50,000 with a 50,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 422

Jake Schwartz

Alex Foxen raised to 100,000 on the button preflop, Blair Hinkle reraised to 425,000 from the small blind, and Jake Schwartz reraised all in for 695,000 more on the big blind. Foxen folded, but Hinkle called so the remaining two players revealed their cards.

Hinkle: Ah6s
Schwartz: 10s10h

Board: AdQhJh3h7c

Schwartz was eliminated in third place, good for $93,892, and Hinkle held 5 million after the hand.

Blair Hinkle – 5,000,000 (100 bb)
Jake Schwartz – Eliminated in Third Place ($93,892)