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Sung Kim Eliminated in 4th Place ($65,124)

The Adam Teasdale express keeps rolling, with the chip leader having just claimed another victim soon after knocking out Terry Grimes.

Teasdale Takes Lead

We've had another hand involving some significant chip movement, with Adam Teasdale having taken the lead as a result. Teasdale opened the hand with a raise to 125,000 from the hijack seat, and Sung Kim called from the big blind.

Teasdale Takes One

Play has slowed considerably over the last stretch, with players' mostly content to be patient. The average stack at the moment is nearly 50 big blinds, with all but Wade Woelfel sitting with more than that at present.

Kim Over Grimes

Terry Grimes has finished serving his one-round penalty, and on his first hand back he opened with a raise to 110,000 from the cutoff seat. Sung Kim reraised to 300,000 from the big blind, and Grimes called.

Teasdale Four-Bet

Much as he has done for nearly every hand since we've returned for Level 30, Pete Rios opened with a raise to 125,000 — from the button this time — and Sung Kim reraised again to 300,000 from the small blind.

Teasdale Takes from Kim

Sung Kim raised to 80,000 from under the gun, Adam Teasdale reraised to 175,000 from the cutoff seat, and Kim called. The flop came and Kim checked. Teasdale fired 150,000, and Kim called.

Two Pair for Kim

Terry Grimes raised to 65,000 from middle position and got three callers in Pete Rios (button), Sung Kim (small blind), and Aaron Overton (big blind). The flop came and it checked to Grimes who bet 250,000. Only Kim called.

Another All-In from Grimes

We just saw another hand involving a Terry Grimes all-in shove on the flop, this time against fellow big stack Sung Kim. In that hand, Kim opened for 60,000 from under the gun and Grimes called from the cutoff.

Trevor Deeter Eliminated in 9th Place ($18,000)

Halfway through the first orbit of the final table, Trevor Deeter open-raised all in for 395,000 from the button and got a caller in Sung Kim playing from the big blind. Deeter showed and was hoping to improve versus Kim's .

Jeffrey Wicker Eliminated in 10th Place ($14,488)

We're down to a final table of nine players, as Jeffrey Wicker has just been eliminated in 10th place.

Leventhal Keeps His Promise

Barry Leventhal is operating cautiously here at the ten-handed final table.

Kim Doubles Through Woelfel

Wade Woelfel opened to 53,000 in the hijack and action folded to Sung Kim in the big blind. He went all in for 555,000 and Woelfel called after a few moments with , leading the of Kim.

Deeter Doubles

Sung Kim raised to 48,000 from the hijack seat, then Trevor Deeter pushed for 231,000 from the button. The blinds stepped aside, and Kim called Deeter's raise. Kim had while Deeter turned over .

Double, Double, Toil and Trouble

A couple of double-ups occurred just before the conclusion of the previous level, in both cases the winning players using pocket queens to survive.

Overton Doubles Through Kim

The table folded around to Aaron Overton on the button who checked his cards, then pushed all in for 302,000. Sung Kim called the raise from the small blind, the big blind folded, and the players tabled their hands.

Michael Pariso Eliminated in 22nd Place ($6,902)

Michael Pariso and Sung Kim had built a pot of about 130,000 between them by the time the flop had arrived , at which point a series of raises back and forth ultimately saw Pariso all in for about 380,000.