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Eoghan O'Dea Is Eliminated in Sixth Place at World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table

O'Dea Earns $1,720,831


Eoghan O'DeaEoghan O’Dea was one of the favorites entering the 2011 World Series of Poker main event final table, but a series of missteps against Pius Heinz cost him the majority of his stack.

Early on, O’Dea was caught bluffing with ace high against Heinz and his pocket queens. Later it was bad luck that saw him crippled.

O’Dea raised and Ben Lamb moved all in. After a few minutes in the tank, O’Dea called with AClub Suit 9Diamond Suit, but Lamb was drawing live with his QDiamond Suit 8Diamond Suit. The board rolled out JSpade Suit JDiamond Suit 6Diamond Suit 4Club Suit 8Heart Suit and Lamb doubled up, leaving O’Dea with just 2.6 million in chips.

They went in two hands later from under the gun with QHeart Suit 6Club Suit and was called by Martin Staszko’s 8Heart Suit 8Diamond Suit. The board failed to produce a match for his overcard and he was sent to the rail in sixth place.

The 26-year-old Irish pro picked up $1,720,831 for his finish.

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