Steven Merrifield opened for 65,000, Andy Frankenberger reraised to 150,000, Thao Nguyen moved all in for 600,000, Merrifield folded and Frankenberger called.
Frankenberger had A A against Nguyen’s A Q.
The board came KQ 4 J 6, giving Nguyen a pair on the flop but he failed to improve by the river and was eliminated in 7th place ($76,747).
Steven Merrifield Eliminated in 6th Place ($102,600)
Robert Shortway opened for a raise to 75,000 before the flop and Steven Merrifield called from the big blind.
The flop came 9 8 7, Merrifield checked, Shortway bet 75,000, Merrifield check-raised to 200,000 and Shortway called.
The turn was the Q, Merrifield bet 175,000, Shortway raised to 675,000, Merrifield moved all in and Shortway called.
Merrifield turned over 10 9 for middle pair and an inside straight draw while Shortway showed J 10 for the made nut straight. Merrifield could not win the pot but was drawing live to a chop with a jack.
The river was the 8, and Steven Merrifield was eliminated in 6th place ($102,600).
Tyler Kenney Eliminated in 5th Place ($138,847)
Tyler Kenney opened for a raise to 70,000, Joshua Evans reraised to 250,000, Kenney moved all in and Evans called.
Evans lead with A J against Kenney’s 9 8.
The board came Q J 4 2 J, giving Evans a pair on the river to win the pot. Tyler Kenney was eliminated in 5th place ($138,847).
Owen Crowe Eliminated in 4th Place ($190,147)
Owen Crowe was all in before the flop with A 4 against Andy Frankenberger’s A 9.
The board came A Q 9 J K, giving Frankenberger two pair to win the pot. Owen Crowe was eliminated in 4th place ($190,147).
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