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Entrants: 599

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  • Aug 01, '14 - Aug 04, '14
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Updates on Final Day (Aug 04, 14)

 
 

Chippies!

Updates chip counts from the final three players:

Austin Lewis: 5.82 million
Gary Luther: 4.9 million
Omar Zazay: 815,000

Player Tags: Austin Lewis,   Omar Zazay,   Gary Luther
 

Zazay Doubles Through Luther

Action folded to Omar Zazay in the small blind and he moved all in for 560,000 total. Gary Luther called from the big blind and the hands were turned over.

Zazay: KSpade SuitJSpade Suit
Luther: KHeart Suit9Club Suit

Zazay flopped a straight on the 9Club SuitQSpade SuitTClub Suit flop, boosting him even further into the lead. Luther found no help on the 7Spade Suit turn or the 2Club Suit river, ensuring that Zazay would double to about 1.15 million. Luther, on the other hand, has dropped to 4.925 million.

Player Tags: Omar Zazay,   Gary Luther
 

Zia Khosravi Eliminated 4th ($61,462)

Zia KhosraviAfter jokingly using his ‘one time about 15 times,’ Zia Khosravi has been eliminated from the tournament as the fourth place finisher for $61,426.

Khosravi moved all-in from the cutoff for his last 335,000 and Austin Lewis called from the small blind. Khosravi tabled AClub Suit8Club Suit only to see Lewis flip over QClub SuitQHeart Suit. The board ran out JHeart Suit4Heart Suit2Diamond SuitKDiamond Suit3Diamond Suit and Khosravi made his exit.

As he left, Khosravi stopped by our live updates table to tell us he had a great time throughout the tournament.

Player Tags: Zia Khosravi
 

Lewis Flops Boat Against Luther's Trips

Gary Luther opened to 100,000 from the button and Austin Lewis called from the small blind. The big blind folded, leaving the two heads up to the 7Diamond SuitADiamond SuitAHeart Suit flop. Lewis checked, Luther continued for an unknown amount, and Lewis called.

The 9Club Suit fell on the turn and Lewis came out swinging for 260,000. Luther flatted and the 10Spade Suit hit the felt on the river. Lewis fired 500,000 and Luther instantly called, rolling over ASpade SuitKSpade Suit for trip aces with a king kicker.

Lewis had that beat, however, with 7Club Suit7Heart Suit for a flopped full house of sevens full of aces. With this victory, Lewis now sits on about 5.1 million while Luther has dropped to 5.36 million.

Player Tags: Austin Lewis,   Gary Luther
 

Level 30 Begins

Play has resumed with blinds at 25,000/50,000 with an ante of 5,000.

 

Break Time

The final four players are on a 15-minute break. Here’s a look at the chip counts heading to the break:

Gary Luther – 6,670,000
Austin Lewis – 4,450,000
Omar Zazay – 720,000
Zia Khosravi – 675,000

 

Tyler Morris Eliminated in 5th Place ($46,218)

Tyler MorrisTyler Morris raised to 150,000 from the button and Austin Lewis made it 425,000 to go from the small blind. Action came back to Morris and he called all in for his tournament life. The hands were turned over to reveal that Lewis had a slight edge heading to the community cards.

Lewis: ASpade Suit2Spade Suit
Morris: QDiamond SuitTSpade Suit

The board fell down 5Spade SuitKClub Suit8Diamond Suit6Diamond Suit4Club Suit, allowing Lewis to score the knockout with his ace high. Morris was eliminated from play in 5th place while Lewis boosted his stack to around 4.18 million.

Player Tags: Tyler Morris,   Austin Lewis
 

Khosravi a Self-Proclaimed "Persian Ninja"

!(right caption){width:176px;height:264px;margin:3px 3px;border:3px solid;}http://media.cardplayer.com/assets/000/014/413/Zia_K.JPG!After doubling up multiple in a short period of time it appears Zia Khosravi just cannot lose a hand. This had led to him to proclaim himself the “Persian Ninja” several times. Although he is still short-stacked, Khosravi appears to be having a good time at this final table.

He was all-in again, this time from the button with ASpade Suit6Heart Suit and Tyler Morris called from the big blind with QDiamond Suit9Diamond Suit. The board ran out 8Diamond Suit8Club Suit3Spade Suit3Club Suit4Spade Suit and Khosravi doubled up.

Player Tags: Tyler Morris,   Zia Khosravi
 

Lewis Over Morris

Action folded to Tyler Morris in the small blind and he put out a raise to 90,000. Austin Lewis called from the big blind and the flop came down 8Club Suit10Heart SuitJSpade Suit. Morris continued for 110,000 and Lewis called to see a turn.

The dealer produced the QDiamond Suit on fourth street and both players checked, allowing the the 7Club Suit to complete the board. Two more checks occurred and Lewis showed KHeart SuitJHeart Suit for a pair of jacks. Morris mucked his cards and Lewis took down the pot.

Lewis now has about 3.52 million in chips while Morris has dropped to 1.25 million.

Player Tags: Tyler Morris,   Austin Lewis
 

More for Luther

Tyler Morris raised to 100,000 from under the gun and Gary Luther called from the big blind. The dealer spread KDiamond Suit9Club Suit8Club Suit and both players checked. The turn was the 7Club Suit and Luther bet 100,000. Morris called and the river was the 2Diamond Suit. Luther bet 175,000, Morris called and Luther showed 9Heart Suit7Heart Suit. Morris showed AHeart SuitKClub Suit and the pot went to Luther.

Player Tags: Tyler Morris,   Gary Luther
 
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