Event 26: Ian O’Hara Eliminated by Michael Tureniec

$5,000 Eight-Handed NLH (Re-Entry)
$200,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 13: 1,500/2,500 with a 2,500 ante
Players Remaining: 16 of 83

Ian O’Hara raised all in from the small blind for about 35,000 and Michael Tureniec called from the big blind.

O’Hara: Ac4d
Tureniec: KsJh

The board ran out 10h7c3dAhQd, giving Tureniec an ace-high straight to eliminate O’Hara.

Michael Tureniec – 275,000
Ian O’Hara – Eliminated

Other recent eliminations include Rainer Kempe and Jim Collopy.

Event 26: Michael Tureniec Scores Back-to-Back KO’s

$5,000 Eight-Handed NLH (Re-Entry)
$200,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 12: 1,000/2,000 with a 2,000 ante
Players Remaining: 27 of 83

Michael Tureniec

After a series of raises, David Peters was all in from the cutoff for about 86,000 with AdQh against Michael Tureniec on the button with AcKs.

The board ran out KhQdJc5c2d, giving Tureniec a pair of kings to eliminate Peters.

The following hand, Ben Yu was all in for about 24,000 from the button with AsKs against Tureniec in the cutoff with AcAh.

The board came down 8s7h7c6s8c, safe for Tureniec to score another elimination.

Tureniec is easily the chip leader at this stage of the tournament.

Michael Tureniec – 240,000
Ben Yu – Eliminated
David Peters – Eliminated

Event 25: Guarantee Gone in the Big $5K

$5,000 Eight-Handed NLH (Re-Entry)
$200,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 6: 300/500 with a 500 ante
Entries: 49

The one-day eight-handed $5,000 buy-in $200,000 guarantee ticked past 43 entries and busted the six-figure prize pool target just a bit ago. The clock shows 49 entries in the game putting the pot at $232,750. Registration and re-entry are available all the way until about 5:40pm.

We will pick up updates from this event a little deeper into the structure.