Event 44 - $2,000 Omaha Hi Lo

Event Info

Buy-in $2,000
Prize Pool $971,880
Players 534

Level Info

Level 21
Blinds 20,000 / 40,000
Ante 0

Thang Luu Likes Two Pair

On a flop of {J-Diamonds}{6-Hearts}{4-Spades}, Thang Luu checked, Frankie O'Dell checked, Marvin Ryan bet, Martin Corpuz folded, Luu called and O'Dell folded. The turn was the {8-Diamonds}. Luu checked and Ryan checked. The river was the {9-Spades}. Luu bet and Ryan called.

Luu showed {A-Spades}{9-Clubs}{J-Spades}{Q-Clubs} for two pair. Ryan flashed A-A before mucking and Luu took the pot.

Tags: Marvin RyanThang Luu

Straight vs. Straight

On a flop of {J-Clubs}{10-Clubs}{3-Diamonds}, Martin Corpuz bet, Marcel Luske raised, and Corpuz called. The turn was the {Q-Clubs}. Corpuz bet and Luske called. The river was the {6-Spades}. Corpuz checked, Luske bet, Corpuz raised and Luske called.

Luske showed K-9 for a king high straight, but Corpuz had the better straight with A-K and dragged the pot.

Tags: Marcel LuskeMartin Corpuz

Marvin Ryan's Dinner Invitation

The last dealer gave such good cards to Marvin Ryan that as he was pushed, Ryan offered to take him out to dinner.

"You're welcome to have steak with me and my family. Anywhere you want. Hell, let's go to Hawaii and get some shrimp!" he said with a good-natured laugh.

Tags: Marvin Ryan

Luske= 3/4, Corpuz= 1/4

With the board showing {9-Hearts}{5-Hearts}{2-Spades}{4-Spades} on the turn, Marcel Luske bet, Martin Corpuz raised, Luske three-bet and Corpuz called. The river was the {K-Clubs}. Luske bet 40,000 and Corpuz called.

Luske {A-Hearts}{3-Spades}{6-Spades}{6-Clubs}
Corpuz {A-Spades}{2-Diamonds}{3-Hearts}{7-Hearts}

Luske won the high with the nut straight. Both players made the nut low with A-3 and they split the low half.

Tags: Marcel LuskeMartin Corpuz

Updated Chip Counts

Thang Luu 505,000
Marvin Ryan 440,000
Martin Corpuz Jr. 420,000
Frankie O'Dell 330,000
Marcel Luske 290,000
Jess Robinson 115,000

Ming Lee Eliminated in 7th Place ($27,699)

On a flop of {8-Clubs}{7-Hearts}{6-Hearts}, Martin Corpuz bet, Ming Lee called, Marcel Luske raised, Marvin Ryan called, Corpuz called and Lee called. The turn was the {J-Diamonds}. Corpuz bet, Lee called all in for 5,000, Luske called, and Ryan called. The river was the {4-Spades} and it was checked around.

Corpuz {A-Hearts}{2-Spades}{3-Spades}{K-Clubs}
Lee {A-Spades}{4-Clubs}{7-Clubs}{J-Spades}
Ryan {A-Clubs}{3-Clubs}{5-Hearts}{9-Clubs}

Corpuz took the low with A-2-4-6-7, Ryan took the high with a nine-high straight, Luske mucked and Lee was eliminated.

Tags: Marcel LuskeMartin CorpuzMarvin RyanMing Lee


Marvin Ryan Doubles Again

Jess Robinson raised pre-flop, Marcel Luske called, and Marvin Ryan called. The flop was {K-Clubs}{5-Hearts}{4-Diamonds}. Robinson bet, Luske called and Ryan called. The turn was the {5-Spades}. Robinson checked, Luske checked, Ryan went all in for 20,000, Robinson called, Luske raised to 60,000 and after a bit of a think, Robinson folded.

Luske {A-Clubs}{2-Diamonds}{3-Clubs}{9-Hearts}
Ryan {A-Diamonds}{3-Spades}{4-Hearts}{K-Diamonds}

The river was the {5-Diamonds}, and Ryan's kings and fives were good to scoop the pot. He was up to 300,000 after the hand while Luske was down to 455,000.

Tags: Marcel LuskeMarvin Ryan

Marvin Ryan Triples Up

On a flop of {9-Clubs}{8-Spades}{6-Diamonds}, Marvin Ryan bet the last of his chips and was called by Ming Lee and Frankie O'Dell. The turn was the {Q-Diamonds} and the river was the {10-Spades}. Ryan showed {A-Hearts}{10-Hearts}{J-Spades}{J-Diamonds} for a queen-high straight, while Lee showed {7-Diamonds}{9-Hearts}{10-Clubs}{Q-Clubs} for two pair. O'Dell mucked and Ryan tripled up to 175,000.

Tags: Frankie O'DellMarvin RyanMing Lee