Christopher Reider raised to 90,000 from the button. In the big blind, Matthew Hollinger re-raised and Reider four-bet all in, getting a call from Hollinger.
The flop brought along
giving Reider an open-ended straight-draw. When the came on the turn, Reider made a straight, pulling ahead of Hollinger's made set. The on the river changed nothing and Reider doubled up.
Matthew Hollinger opened to 60,000 under the gun. Both Christopher Reider in the small blind and Arthur Vea in the big blind called.
The flop came
. The blinds checked and Hollinger's bet of 100,000 was enough to take the pot.
Arthur Vea doubled up off Christopher Reider. The two got it all in preflop and this is how it went down:
The board helped Vea win the race, delivering
Vea is now sitting with about 800,000.
Things limped around to the blinds when Arthur Vea and Matthew Hollinger decided to see a flop. That's where the the niceties stopped, though. On a flop of
Vea checked and Hollinger bet 40,000. Vea responded with a raise to 100,000 and Hollinger folded in response.
Christopher Reider opened to 95,000 from the small blind and Arthur Vea called in the big blind.
The two saw a flop of
and Reider led out for the same bet; 95,000. Vea folded and Reider chipped up.
Patrick Silvey open shoved for about 150,000 and was called by Arthur Vea in the blinds.
The flop fell
giving Vea a set of eights, but Silvey held the only diamond.
Silvey and his rail must be tired, because when the
turned they all thought he was ahead. The was dealt on the river and finally Silvey realized Vea flopped a set.
What Silvey can be sure of is that he’ll receive $15,677 for his 5th place finish when he visits the cage here at the Rio.
Kent Washington reached his second ever World Series of Poker Final Table this evening, but he was unable to win a coveted bracelet.
Washington was very short when he moved all-in with
and was called by Christopher Reider who held in the big blind.
have Reider a pair of sevens and the best hand, sending Washington to the rail in 6th place. He won't leave empty handed though, Washington will receive $11,829 for his efforts.
Can we say free-rolling in the Main Event?
Arthur Vea has been on a roller coaster at the final table, and this hand was one of his ups.
Vea open-shoved 200,000 on the button and was snapped off by Hoai Pham in the big blind. The hands were tabled:
flop kept Vea alive, and the on the turn shot him in to the lead.
Pham threw his hands in the air in disgust and found no help from the
on the river.
With a little bit of luck Vea doubled to about 400,000 chips.