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Buy-In: $1,500
Prize Pool: $1,368,900
Entrants: 1014

Event 20 - $1,500 Omaha 8/OB

  • Jun 10, '13 - Jun 12, '13
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Updates on Final Day (Jun 13, 13)

 
 

Calen McNeil Wins Event No. 20 ($277,274)

Level: 33

Blinds: 60,000-120,000

Players Remaining: 1 out of 1,014

Players Eliminated:

2nd: Can Kim Hua – $171,577

Calen McNeilLive Updates:

Calen McNeil Wins Event No. 20 ($277,274) — Can Kim Hua Eliminated in Second Place ($171,577)

Calen McNeil raised and Can Kim Hua called preflop. The flop was dealt KHeart Suit8Diamond Suit4Club Suit and Hua bet. McNeil raised and Hua called. The turn was dealt 10Club Suit and Hua got all in. McNeil called and the two players flipped over their hands one last time.

McNeil: AHeart SuitKSpade SuitKClub Suit3Club Suit
Hua: KDiamond Suit10Heart Suit9Club Suit7Spade Suit

River: 2Club Suit

McNeil held the lead with trip kings and he won the hand and the tournament after the river. Hua was eliminated in second place after one of the longest heads-up battles of the summer and he took home $171,577. McNeil was the champion and in addition to a gold bracelet he took home $277,274 in prize money.

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Player Tags: Can Kim Hua,   Calen McNeil
 

Level 32 Update: Can Kim Hua Takes the Lead

Level: 32

Blinds: 60,000-120,000

Players Remaining: 2 out of 1,014

Average Chip Count: 2,250,000

Chip Counts:

Seat 1: Can Kim Hua – 2,725,000
Seat 3: Calen McNeil – 1,845,000

Players Eliminated:

None

Can Kim HuaLive Updates:

Can Kim Hua Back in the Lead with a Scoop

Calen McNeil raised from the small blind and Can Kim Hua called. The flop was dealt AClub Suit8Diamond Suit7Heart Suit and Hua checked. McNeil bet and Hua called before the turn brought the 4Diamond Suit. Both players checked and the river fell 9Heart Suit. Hua bet and McNeil called.

Hua revealed 7Spade Suit6Diamond Suit5Diamond Suit3Diamond Suit and he scooped the pot with a straight and a qualifying low. McNeil mucked his cards and he was down to 1,845,000 after the hand. Hua took the chip lead once again (2,725,000) in this back-and-forth heads-up battle.

Player Tags: Can Kim Hua,   Calen McNeil
 

Level 31 Update: Can Kim Hua Doubles

Level: 31

Blinds: 50,000-100,000

Players Remaining: 2 out of 1,014

Average Chip Count: 2,250,000

Chip Counts:

Seat 1: Can Kim Hua – 1,725,000
Seat 3: Calen McNeil – 2,845,000

Players Eliminated:

None

Live Updates:

Can Kim HuaCan Kim Hua Doubles Up

Calen McNeil raised and Can Kim Hua called. The flop was dealt JHeart Suit5Spade Suit2Spade Suit and Hua checked. McNeil bet and Hua called. The turn fell 4Club Suit and McNeil bet. Hua called all in and they flipped over their cards.

Hua: AClub Suit9Spade Suit6Heart Suit3Diamond Suit
McNeil: JDiamond Suit8Spade Suit5Diamond Suit3Club Suit

River: 9Club Suit

Hua won the hand to double up to 850,000 and McNeil was still cruising with 3.72 million after the hand.

CK Hua Takes the Chip Lead

Can Kim Hua called preflop and Calen McNeil checked before the first three cards were dealt QDiamond SuitJDiamond Suit8Club Suit. McNeil checked, Hua bet, and McNeil called. The turn fell 5Diamond Suit and both players checked. The river was delivered JSpade Suit and McNeil checked. Hua bet and McNeil called. Hua showed QClub SuitJClub Suit10Spade Suit3Club Suit and McNeil mucked his cards. Hua took a slight lead with 2,325,000 over McNeil (2,245,000). McNeil had taken back the chip lead by the end of the level with 2,845,000.

Player Tags: Can Kim Hua,   Calen McNeil
 

Heads-Up Final Resumes Beteween CK Hua and Calen McNeil

NOTE: Day 3 of Event No. 20 ended with two players remaining because they reached 10 levels of play and did not want to continue last night/morning. They have returned on Thursday, June 13 to continue the heads-up final until a winner is crowned. Updates will continue in one hour.

Level: 31

Blinds: 50,000-100,000

Players Remaining: 2 out of 1,014

Average Chip Count: 2,250,000

Chip Counts:

Seat 1: Can Kim Hua – 1,100,000
Seat 3: Calen McNeil – 3,470,000

Player Tags: Can Kim Hua,   Calen McNeil
 
 
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