Event #29-H: $300 NLHE (PKO, Thursday Thrill SE) $40K GTD

“ChrundleTheGr8” Eliminated in 2nd Place ($4,673.48 + $787.50 in bounties)


Level 29 (20,000/40,000/5,000)

“ChrundleTheGr8” limped on the button, and “hashtagmtglife” checked their option. The flop of {9-Spades}{7-Spades}{3-Diamonds} saw “hashtagmtglife” check to “ChrundleTheGr8”, who bet 40,000. “hashtagmtglife” raised to 125,000, and “ChrundleTheGr8” called.

The {j-Clubs} turn saw “hashtagmtglife” shove all in, and “ChrundleTheGr8" quickly called all in for less with {7-Clubs}{7-Diamonds} for middle set. "hashtagmtglife” showed just {10-Hearts}{3-Spades}, meaning an eight and an eight only would win the pot, and the tournament.

Sure enough, the {8-Diamonds} slammed down on the river, putting an exclamation point on a dominant performance from “hashtagmtglife." “ChrundleTheGr8” earned nearly $5,500 for this result, but “hashtagmtglife” walked away with a huge chunk of the prizepool earning over $18,000 in total.

Stay tuned for a full recap of “hashtagmtglife"'s dominating performance!