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Fabian Ortiz Eliminated in 8th Place ($173,220)

Josh_Cahlik • Level 28: 30,000-60,000, 5,000 ante
Fabian Ortiz - 8th Place

Fabian Ortiz raised to 135,000 from under the gun. Mike McDonald looked at his cards from the next seat over and cut out a three-bet to 325,000. Action folded back to Ortiz and he announced a four-bet ship all in. McDonald called and the cards were tabled.

Ortiz: {A-Spades}{K-Hearts}
McDonald: {Q-Diamonds}{Q-Hearts}

The two were flipping for Ortiz's tournament life and he looked to improve on the community cards. The {3-Clubs}{4-Hearts}{8-Diamonds} flop did nothing for Ortiz and he was still left searching for an ace or king on the next two streets. Ortiz picked up a few more outs with the {5-Spades} on the turn, but he ultimately did not get there as the {9-Diamonds} completed the board.

Ortiz became the first casualty of the final table and will collect $173,220 in prize money. McDonald scooped up the pot and is now sitting on 7.815 million in chips.

Player Chips Progress
Mike McDonald ca
Mike McDonald
ca 7,815,000 1,650,000
Fabian Ortiz ar
Fabian Ortiz
ar Busted

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