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Event #23: $500 No-Limit Hold'em Knockout
Days:
1

Event Info

Buy-in $500
Prize Pool $667,920
Players 1452

Level Info

Level 42
Blinds 140,000 / 280,000
Ante 35,000

Players Info - Day 1

Players Left 1
Entries 1452

Highlights

Highlights

Level:
41
Blinds:
120,000/240,000
Ante:
30,000

Michael “mikeob81” O'Brien Eliminated in 8th Place ($9,095.32)

AnthonyThompson • Level 40: 100,000-200,000, 25,000 ante

Action on the table folded around to Scott "intheblack14" Epstein who raised all in for 13,648,668 from the button and Michael “mikeob81” O'Brien called off their 2,382,502 stack from the big blind.

Michael “mikeob81” O'Brien: {a-Spades}{k-Diamonds}
Scott "intheblack14" Epstein: {10-Hearts}{10-Spades}

Epstein was ahead with his made hand of tens and nothing changed after the {2-Diamonds}{5-Spades}{6-Spades} flop.

The {9-Spades} turn however, gave Epstein a sweat as it O'Brien the nut flush draw but the {9-Diamonds} completed the board on the river ending their tournament in eighth place.

Scott "intheblack14" Epstein
Scott "intheblack14" Epstein
16,331,170 3,457,502
Michael “mikeob81” O'Brien
Michael “mikeob81” O'Brien
Busted

Tags: Michael O'Brien

Level:
40
Blinds:
100,000/200,000
Ante:
25,000

Daniel "pepperprince" Zack Eliminated in 9th Place ($7,004.44)

AnthonyThompson • Level 39: 80,000-160,000, 20,000 ante
Dan Zack
Dan Zack

Daniel "pepperprince" Zack open-jammed for 463,996 from early position and was called by "avant9201" from the small blind before Upeshka "gomezhamburg" De Silva gave Zack isolation after he came over the top for 2,385,062 from the big blind.

Daniel "pepperprince" Zack: {q-Spades}{j-Clubs}
Upeshka "gomezhamburg" De Silva: {a-Spades}{k-Diamonds}

Zack held live cards but couldn't find a pair with the {6-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}{4-Hearts}{2-Diamonds}{4-Spades} runout ending his tournament in ninth place.

Zack Fails to Pair
Zack Fails to Pair
Raymond “avant9201” Avant
Raymond “avant9201” Avant
7,583,391 954,504
Upeshka "gomezhamburg" De Silva
Upeshka "gomezhamburg" De Silva
3,493,024 1,167,992
Daniel "pepperprince" Zack us
Daniel "pepperprince" Zack
us Busted

Tags: Daniel ZackUpeshka De Silva

Epstein Makes Strong River Call to Double Into the Lead

Chad_Holloway • Level 39: 80,000-160,000, 20,000 ante

Scott "intheblack14" Epstein raised to 400,000 from the hijack and Daniel "pepperprince" Zack called from the button. Both blinds folded and the flop came down {5-Clubs}{j-Spades}{2-Clubs}.

Epstein bet 915,000, Zack called, and the {k-Hearts} peeled off on the flop. Epstein check-called a bet of 1.3 million and then checked on the {4-Spades} river.

Zack moved all in and Epstein called off for 2,898,884. Zack showed the {a-Clubs}{8-Clubs} for a missed flush draw and Epstein doubled into the lead with his {q-Diamonds}{q-Spades}.

Scott "intheblack14" Epstein
Scott "intheblack14" Epstein
11,447,768 6,733,884
Daniel "pepperprince" Zack us
Daniel "pepperprince" Zack
us 543,996 -5,778,884

Tags: Daniel ZackScott Epstein

Level:
39
Blinds:
80,000/160,000
Ante:
20,000

Final Table Draw and Counts (full)

Chad_Holloway • Level 38: 60,000-120,000, 15,000 ante
Event #23 Final Table
Event #23 Final Table
Raymond “avant9201” Avant
Raymond “avant9201” Avant
6,628,887
Daniel "pepperprince" Zack us
Daniel "pepperprince" Zack
us 6,322,880 -15,000
Dilip Kumar “dogmai” Natarajan
Dilip Kumar “dogmai” Natarajan
5,330,631 -165,000
Scott "intheblack14" Epstein
Scott "intheblack14" Epstein
4,713,884 -172,500
Ryan "im.sorry" Torgersen
Ryan "im.sorry" Torgersen
3,789,772 -1,172,993
Byung Jun "YESUM1987" Kim
Byung Jun "YESUM1987" Kim
3,038,292 -97,000
Zachary “kings702” Grech
Zachary “kings702” Grech
2,869,371 1,230,000
Upeshka "gomezhamburg" De Silva
Upeshka "gomezhamburg" De Silva
2,325,032 15,000
Michael “mikeob81” O'Brien
Michael “mikeob81” O'Brien
1,281,251 -800,000

Anthony "Fresshh429" Conte Eliminated in 10th Place ($5,436.28)

AnthonyThompson • Level 38: 60,000-120,000, 15,000 ante
Anthony Conte
Anthony Conte

Anthony "Fresshh429" Conte open-jammed under the gun for 991,122 and was called by "avant9201" from the small blind.

"avant9201": {a-Hearts}{10-Clubs}
Anthony "Fresshh429" Conte: {q-Spades}{j-Spades}

Conte held live cards and the {a-Spades}{k-Clubs}{3-Clubs} flop paired "avant9201's" aces but also gave Conte a broadway draw.

The {6-Clubs} turn was no help to Conte nor was the {a-Clubs} river ending his tournament in 10th place.

Conte Bubbles Final Table
Conte Bubbles Final Table
Raymond “avant9201” Avant
Raymond “avant9201” Avant
6,628,887 2,992,122
Anthony "Fresshh429" Conte
Anthony "Fresshh429" Conte
Busted

Tags: Anthony Conte

Dennis "WhiteRuntz" Zollo Eliminated in 11th Place ($5,436.28)

Chad_Holloway • Level 38: 60,000-120,000, 15,000 ante
Dennis Zollo
Dennis Zollo

Dennis "WhiteRuntz" Zollo limped from the small blind and then called off for 631,648 when "mikeob81" jammed from the big blind.

Dennis "WhiteRuntz" Zollo: {k-Hearts}{k-Diamonds}
"mikeob81": {a-Hearts}{6-Clubs}

Zollo was out in front but he experienced max pain as the board ran out {4-Clubs}{2-Clubs}{9-Spades}{7-Diamonds}{a-Spades} to pair "mikeob81's" ace on the river.

Michael “mikeob81” O'Brien
Michael “mikeob81” O'Brien
2,081,251 691,648
Dennis "WhiteRuntz" Zollo US
Dennis "WhiteRuntz" Zollo
US Busted

Tags: Dennis Zollomikeob81

Level:
38
Blinds:
60,000/120,000
Ante:
15,000