Sean Rafael Eliminated in 5th Place ($78,000)

Sean Rafael three-bet over a Stephen Chidwick open from under the gun. Rafael made it 290,000 and Chidwick called in position. The flop came [9d6d6c] and Rafael got the rest of his chips in with [AcJcJdTs]. Chidwick smashed the flop with [Tc7s6s3c] and called with trips. The turn was the [3h], giving Chidwick

A Double For Rafael

Cary Katz limped from early position and Ben Lamb raised on the button with [KhKcJh4h]. Sean Rafael called from the big blind with [AsQhJc8d]. The flop came [6d4s2s] and Rafael checked. Lamb bet enough to put Rafael all in and Rafael called looking for another spade to complete his flush. The turn

Rafael Gets Away From Top Set, Chidwick Extends Lead

Sean Rafael opened to 65,000 with [KsKcQh6s] and Stephen Chidwick called on the button with [AhTs8h7h]. The flop came [KdQcJd] and Rafael checked his top set. Chidwick bet 60,000 and Rafael called. The turn was the [5c] and Rafael check-called again, this time Chidwick bet 210,000. The river was the [2c] and Rafael

Chidwick Looking to Retake USPO Lead at Event #6 Final Table

Stephen Chidwick is now the only player besides Sean Winter to make four final tables at the 2019 U.S. Poker Open. Chidwick is currently sitting 100 points behind Winter. He will tie Winter for the lead with a third-place finish. As for today, Chidwick enters as the chip leader with

Event #6 Final Table

Seat 1: Ben Lamb - 450,000 Seat 2: Tom Marchese - 265,000 Seat 3: Sean Rafael - 890,000 Seat 4: Stephen Chidwick - 2,375,000 Seat 5: Cary Katz - 665,000 Seat 6: Anthony Zinno - 1,225,000

Updated Chip Counts

With eight players remaining, two away from the money, here is a list of chip counts as the players take a 10-minute break.