Event 7: $1,500 Seven Card Stud

Joseph Ranciato Eliminated in 9th Place ($9,046)

Joseph Ranciato - 9th Place

Lee Goldman brought it in with the {2-Diamonds}, and Su completed on his direct left. Vinh tanked before calling, and Ranciato move all in for only 500 more. Goldman released, and both Su and Vinh called.

Vinh called a bet from Su on fourth street, and then Su slow down on fifth street, check-calling bet from Vinh. Both players checked on sixth, and on seventh, Su checked a third straight time. Vinh tanked before betting, and Su released his hand.

Stephen Su: {x-}{x-} / {a-Hearts}{3-Diamonds}{5-Hearts}{q-Diamonds} / {x-}
Huu Vinh: {x-}{x-} / {9-Clubs}{6-Diamonds}{7-Hearts}{2-Spades} / {x-}
Joe Ranciato: {x-}{x-} / {5-Spades}{4-Hearts}{q-Clubs}{10-Spades} / {x-}

Ranciato, who had stood up in defeat on fourth street, rolled over {j-}{6-}{6-} for a pair of sixes, but it was no good against Vinh's {8-Diamonds}{8-Hearts}{9-Hearts} for two pair. Ranciato is eliminated from the tournament, while Vinh is now above 100,000 chips.

Player Chips Progress
Huu Vinh US
Huu Vinh
US 103,000 25,000
Joseph Ranciato us
Joseph Ranciato
us Busted

Tags: Huu VinhJoe RanciatioStephen Su