Event 16: $1,000 + $90 6-Hand Max No Limit Hold'em
After a break, play resumed with blinds of 4k/8k and 500 antes.
Rob Zapata got all-in holding AT suited against Marc Lome's pocket 8s. The board came 3 3 2 4 A and Rob doubled up.
On the next hand, John Moore (Columbia, MD) opened for 19k on the button, Michael Hallen (Tampa, FL) kicked it up to 47k straight, then Rob shoved for 65,500. John opted out, but Michael made the call. His A2 off was in bad shape against Rob's pocket Kings. Then John said he folded AQ, so one of Michael's outs was in the muck. The board 7 7 4 6 8 and Rob doubled up again to about 145k.
Mark Rose shoved for ~73k, the Danny Johnson (Honolulu, HI) raised to 150k on the button. Everyone else got out of the way and Mark showed AQ off. He was ahead of Danny's KT. The board came K 7 2 T Q and Danny made two pair to take the pot. Mark took 18th place and $2,881.
Bill Haley (NJ) moved in for 93k from the small blind and John Myung (Vienna, VA) called from the big. Bill's A4 was ahead of John's KT. The board came A 9 T 4 3 and Bill doubled up.
On the next hand, Dan Spirer shoved for 128k from the cutoff and John Myung called from the small blind. Dan had pocket Aces and was crushing John's KQ suited. Board fell 8 5 2 J 9 and Dan doubled up. John was left with only about 20k.
On the river with a board of A 7 2 Q 4 Jonathan Cantor (Manhattan, NY) moved in for ~150k. Chris Bell (Raleigh, NC) tanked for a bit, then called. Jonathan patted the felt in surrender. Chris showed A6 for a pair of Aces. Jonathan had just K2 for a pair of ducks. He finished in 17th place ($2,881).
John Myung got his last chips in and was busted soon after in 16th place ($2,881).