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$1,650 National Championship

Kevin MacDonald Eliminated in 3rd Place ($41,140)

ajlamers • Level 26: 25,000-50,000, 5,000 ante

Kevin MacDonald raised to 150,000 from the small blind and Maria Konnikova pushed forward a three-bet to 600,000 out of the big blind. MacDonald announced all in for 1,600,000 and Konnikova snapped him off.

Maria Konnikova: {a-Hearts}{k-Hearts}
Kevin MacDonald: {a-Diamonds}{2-Spades}

MacDonald was in danger of being eliminated and the when the board ran out {j-Clubs}{8-Clubs}{7-Diamonds}{q-Hearts}{10-Clubs}, Konnikova made a straight to make this a heads-up duel.

Player Chips Progress
Maria Konnikova us
Maria Konnikova
us 4,470,000 2,440,000
Alexander Ziskin us
Alexander Ziskin
us 1,400,000
Kevin MacDonald ca
Kevin MacDonald
ca Busted

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