Run It Up Reno

Event #46: $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-low 8-or-Better

Ashly Butler Eliminated in 3rd Place ($124,645)

MrCleverFox • Level 26: 20,000-40,000, 0 ante
Ashly Butler

Vladimir Shchmelev limped in on the button, then from the big blind Ashly Butler raised to 140,000. Shchmelev called and the two took a flop.

On the {5-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds}{9-Hearts} flop, Butler potted, which led to an all in from Shchmelev that Butler quickly called.

"Do you have seven-eight?" Butler asked. "I have aces."

Shchmelev did have seven, eight, and he showed it.

Shchmelev: {A-Spades}{2-Clubs}{7-Hearts}{8-Diamonds}
Butler: {A-Hearts}{Q-Spades}{a-Diamonds}{7-Clubs}

It was grim for Butler but he could still catch winners to win the pot. Unfortunately for him, the {4-Clubs} and the {10-Spades} were not those runners and he was eliminated from the tournament in third place.

Chip Counts
Vladimir Shchmelev ru 2,800,000 1,050,000
Ashly Butler us Busted


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