In Level 20 with blinds of 3,500/7,000 and an ante of 875, Steven "FadeOrHoldz" Madara opened to 14,000 in the hijack and Sridhar "sri100k" Sangannagari three-bet to 51,625 in the big blind. Madara called.
The flop came and Sangannagari made a continuation-bet of 56,438. Madara called, bringing the turn . Sangannagari continued, shoving all in for 200,680 and Madara called all in for slightly less, totaling 187,045.
Steven "FadeOrHoldz" Madara:
Sridhar "sri100k" Sangannagari:
Madara's top pair was ahead with neither player holding a heart. Unfortunately for him, the river gave Sangannagari trips and sent him to the payouts.
Moments earlier, Ryan "hagz2richez" Hagerty was also knocked out, and the pair of eliminations was followed up by another two bust outs in the likes of Anthony "supremetny" Chin and "1st.p1ace". All four players received first-level payouts of $440 for their performances.