Event #48: $1,500 Shootout No-Limit Hold'em
Days:
123

Event Info

Buy-in $1,500
Prize Pool $1,068,000
Players 800

Level Info

Level 41
Blinds 300,000 / 600,000
Ante 600,000

Players Info - Day 3

Players Left 1
Entries 10

Highlights

Highlights

Orson Traps Tran To Double

• Level 35: 60,000-120,000, 120,000 ante
Orson Young
Orson Young

The action folded to Orson Young in the small blind and he limped. David Tran in the big blind checked.

The flop came {k-Clubs}{5-Hearts}{8-Spades}. Young checked and Tran fired a bet of 260,000. Young moved all-in for his remaining 500,000. Tran was priced in and made the call.

Orson Young: {k-Spades}{k-Diamonds}
David Tran: {9-Diamonds}{7-Spades}

Young flopped a monster with top set and Tran was drawing to a six. The board completed with the {j-Diamonds} on the turn and the {4-Diamonds} on the river.

David Tran US
David Tran
US 1,300,000 -900,000
Orson Young us
Orson Young
us 1,200,000 250,000

Big Blind Special

BrandonBloom • Level 35: 60,000-120,000, 120,000 ante

Three players limped preflop, including Orson Young on the button, before Gershon Distenfeld checked his option.

The {7-Spades}{7-Diamonds}{2-Clubs} flop was checked around. The {6-Clubs} came on the turn and Distenfeld bet 270,000. Only Young continued.

The {a-Hearts} completed the board and Distenfeld fired out a bet of 360,000. Young thought about it and called.

Distenfeld showed {j-Clubs}{7-Hearts} to take the pot with trip sevens.

"Big blind special," said Distenfeld. "That's the title. Big blind special."

Gershon Distenfeld us
Gershon Distenfeld
us 6,650,000 -850,000
Orson Young us
Orson Young
us 950,000 -850,000

Sohale Khalili Eliminated in 6th Place ($41,728)

BrandonBloom • Level 35: 60,000-120,000, 120,000 ante
Sohale Khalili
Sohale Khalili

Gershon Distenfeld raised to 225,000 in the hijack, Jonathan Betancur called on the button, and Sohale Khalili jammed in his 2,005,000 stack in the small blind. Distenfeld thought about it and folded. The action was then on Betancur, who exclaimed "F--- it, I'll call", and put in the chips.

Sohale Khalili: {4-Diamonds}{4-Spades}
Jonathan Betancur: {j-Spades}{9-Spades}

Betancur had Khalili barely covered, and he vaulted into the lead on the {k-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}{9-Diamonds} flop. The {k-Hearts} and {q-Spades} completed the board to send Khalili to the rail.

Jonathan Betancur US
Jonathan Betancur
US 4,100,000 2,305,000
Sohale Khalili us
Sohale Khalili
us Busted

Tags: Jonathan BetancurSohale Khalili

Level:
35
Blinds:
60,000/120,000
Ante:
120,000

Tran Attempts A Bluff Against Schumacher

• Level 34: 50,000-100,000, 100,000 ante
Johan Schumacher
Johan Schumacher

Johan Schumacher opened from the hijack to 200,000 and he got a call from David Tran in the small blind. They went heads-up to the flop which came {a-Spades}{3-Spades}{8-Hearts}. Tran check-raised to 400,000 after Schumacher continued for 150,000. Schumacher called.

The {j-Clubs} came on the turn and Tran led for a bet 600,000. Schumacher counted his stack before moving all-in for 1,770,000 and Tran snap-folded.

Johan Schumacher be
Johan Schumacher
be 2,570,000
David Tran US
David Tran
US 2,200,000

Khalili Gets Lucky And Doubles Through Betancur

• Level 34: 50,000-100,000, 100,000 ante
Sohale Khalili
Sohale Khalili

The action folded to Jonathan Betancur on the button and he limped. Sohale Khalili moved all-in for 1,165,000 from the small blind. When the action got back to Betancur he said, "I'll call" having Khalili covered and the players tabled their hands.

Sohale Khalili: {a-Hearts}{6-Clubs}
Jonathan Betancur: {a-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds}

Khalili hit the flop when the board ran {3-Clubs}{6-Hearts}{3-Spades}{10-Spades}{2-Spades} to get a full double.

Sohale Khalili us
Sohale Khalili
us 2,530,000 1,155,000
Jonathan Betancur US
Jonathan Betancur
US 1,795,000 -2,005,000

Young Doubles Through Distenfeld

BrandonBloom • Level 34: 50,000-100,000, 100,000 ante
Orson Young
Orson Young

Orson Young jammed in the hijack for 850,000 and Gershon Distenfeld called on the button.

Orson Young: {q-Spades}{q-Clubs}
Gershon Distenfeld: {5-Clubs}{5-Hearts}

Young was ahead with the ladies and flopped top set on the {q-Diamonds}{4-Spades}{3-Diamonds} flop. Distenfeld was left looking for running cards, but the {4-Hearts} turn and {j-Spades} river doubled Young.

Gershon Distenfeld us
Gershon Distenfeld
us 7,500,000 -1,000,000
Orson Young us
Orson Young
us 1,800,000 500,000
Level:
34
Blinds:
50,000/100,000
Ante:
100,000

Ari Engel Eliminated in 7th Place ($32,439)

• Level 33: 40,000-80,000, 80,000 ante
Ari Engel
Ari Engel

Ari Engel opened the action to 160,000 from the hijack. Gershon Distenfeld three-bet to 475,000 from the cutoff.

It folded back to Engel who took some time before moving all in for just under 2,000,000. Distenfeld snap-called.

Ari Engel: {10-Hearts}{10-Diamonds}
Gershon Distenfeld: {j-Clubs}{j-Diamonds}

The board ran out {j-Spades}{9-Clubs}{2-Spades}{4-Clubs}{5-Diamonds}. Distenfeld flopped top set and Engel could not improve.

Gershon Distenfeld us
Gershon Distenfeld
us 8,500,000 3,550,000
Ari Engel ca
Ari Engel
ca Busted

Tags: Ari EngelGershon Distenfeld