Jordan Morgan raises to $75,000 and Alex Jacob moves all in. Morgan makes the call and shows KQ. Jacob has the lead with A5. The board comes A972J and Alex Jacob win the pot and eliminates Jordan Morgan in second place, earning him $405,072.
Alex Jacob wins the 2006 U.S. Poker Championship and $878,500.
Heads-Up Play Begins
Posted: Sat, Oct 07, 06, 12:25 PM
Heads-up play between Alex Jacob and Jordan Morgan is underway.
Alex Jacob has $4,495,000 chips to Jordan Morgan's $730,000 chips.
Posted: Sat, Oct 07, 06, 12:08 PM
There is a brief pause in play before heads-up play begins between Alex Jacob and Jordan Morgan.
Michael DeMichele Eliminated 3rd ($215,194)
Posted: Sat, Oct 07, 06, 11:57 AM
Alex Jacob raises to $75,000 preflop and Michael DeMichele reraises to $325,000. Jacob moves all in and DeMichele goes into the tank. After several minutes, DeMichele makes the call and shows 88. Jacob turns over KQ and will need to improve. He gets the help he needs on a board of K95A6. Jacob makes a pair of kings to eliminate DeMichele in third place.
Jordan Morgan Doubles Up
Posted: Sat, Oct 07, 06, 11:49 AM
Alex Jacob limps in from the button, Michael DeMichele raises and Jordan Morgan moves all in for $237,000 more. DeMichele calls with K10 while Morgan turns over A4. The board comes the Q847J and Jordan Morgan doubles up to nearly $900,000.
Posted: Sat, Oct 07, 06, 11:44 AM
Michael DeMichele raises to $75,000 and Jordan Morgan raises to $225,000. DeMichele moves all in and Morgan makes the call. DeMichele turns over A8 and Morgan shows A8. The board comes Q9433 and they chop the pot.
Alex Jacob Rakes a Monster Pot
Posted: Sat, Oct 07, 06, 11:34 AM
Michael DeMichele raises to $75,000 and Alex Jacob reraises to $225,000 from the big blind. The flop comes K93 and Jacob bets $325,000. DeMichele raises to $900,000 total and Jacob moves all in. DeMichele thinks for a few moments before mucking his hand. With that pot, Alex Jacob has taken over the chip lead.
Posted: Sat, Oct 07, 06, 11:26 AM
The blinds have been increased to $12,000-$24,000 with a $4,000 ante.
Updated Chip Counts
Posted: Sat, Oct 07, 06, 11:15 AM
The updated chip counts with 3 players remaining are:
Michael DeMichele $2,807,000
Alex Jacob $1,949,000
Jordan Morgan $459,000
Posted: Sat, Oct 07, 06, 11:06 AM
The three remaining players are currently on a 15-minute break.
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