After being left short after his clash with Jorryt van Hoof, Thai Ha spun up a stack – only to run it into Ben Yu.
Ha shoved from the cutoff and Yu called for his final 142,000 on the button.
Yu held and needed to hold against Ha’s .
He did – as the board ran out and Yu doubled.
Chance Kornuth has two runner-up finishes to start Poker Masters, but he will have to wait to make a third final table.
Kornuth was just eliminated on the PokerGO Early Action live stream and there are now ten players remaining in Event #3.
Action was picked up between Jorryt van Hoof and Thai Ha on a flop of .
van Hoof was all-in for 468,000 and Thai Ha was deep in the tank. Three time extensions were used before he eventually called with and Ha needed to hit to beat van Hoof’s .
Ha’s overs and flush draw didn’t come in – as the and secured van Hoof’s double.
|Jorryt van Hoof||980,000||680,000|
Midway through Level 10, Jonathan Depa was the only player over 2,000,000 chips. He’s now over 3,500,000 after scoring a triple knockout on Table 2.
Action was picked up after Depa called under the gun and Anthony Zinno shoved for 215,000.
John Cynn then re-shoved for 450,000 and then Brandon Adams shoved for just over 900,000 from the button.
Depa took quick inventory of the stacks in front of him and said, “I’m not folding.” before he called.
The board ran out and Depa’s kings scooped the entire pot. After scoring sending three players to the rail, Depa now has nearly 30% of the chips in play.
Two big hands played out on the two outer tables, with Brandon Adams doubling and Todd Ivens scoring a knockout.
First, Adams moved all-in for his final 415,000 and big stack Jonathan Depa called to try to score the knockout with .
Adams held and he caught the flop to take the lead. The gave Depa additional outs, but the confirmed Adams’ double.
A few moments later, Ivens had Junichi Nakano all-in – holding to the short stack’s .
The board ran out and Ivens scored the knockout to move over 1,000,000.
Sam Simmons raised to 50,000 from under the gun and Jonathan Depa called in the cutoff before Anthony Zinno folded his button.
The flop came and Simmons shoved for 353,000. Depa got a count and took a few moments to inspect his own stack before he called to put Simmons at risk.
The shorter stack had to hit to stay alive – holding to Depa’s .
The and completed the board and Depa’s pair held to send Simmons to the rail.
Within the first few minutes of Level 10, both Ryan Laplante and Sean Winter were eliminated from Table 1.
Both players will now have to wait until tomorrow’s $10K 8-Game Mix event to add to their Poker Masters points total.
With 18 players remaining in Event #3, Table 2 will be moved to the feature table for the Early Action live stream on PokerGO.
The stream will begin at 7 p.m. (PT) / 10 p.m. (ET) and be on an hour delay.
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