Event #77: $5,000 No Limit Hold'em Main Event, $25M GTD

Wenling Gao Eliminated in 2nd Place ($2,748,605)

mnuwwarah • Level 25: 400,000-800,000, 100,000 ante
Gao Elimination

Wenling Gao raised to 1.6 million and Stoyan Madanzhiev called. Madanzhiev led out 1.7 million on the {3-Spades}{4-Hearts}{5-Clubs} flop and Gao put in a small raise to 3,944,000. Madanzhiev peeled, bringing an {8-Hearts}. Madanzhiev checked, Gao bet 5,644,000 and Madanzhiev raised to 15,040,000. Gao responded by shoving all in for about 81 million after a brief tank and Madanzhiev snapped it off.

Wenling Gao: {a-Diamonds}{a-Clubs}
Stoyan Madanzhiev: {7-Diamonds}{6-Hearts}

Madanzhiev didn't even need to sweat the river, holding an unbeatable nut straight against one pair, so he locked up the bracelet and $3.9M on the turn. Gao missed out on victory and will receive a consolation prize of $2,748,605 for her efforts.

A full recap of today's action is to follow.

Chip Counts
Stoyan Madanzhiev bg 288,861,671 93,673,463
Wenling Gao cn Busted

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