On the first hand of his semifinal heads-up match against Jason Mo, JC Tran opened for 80,000 holding the button. Mo took a moment to reflect in the big blind, before deciding on a three-bet to around 255,000. Tran released his hand and first blood went to Mo.
After a raise and a call before the flop, the dealer fanned the across the felt. Tran checked to Mo, who fired away with a bet of 55,000 to force Tran off his hand.
Tran raised his button to 80,000 and Mo flatted to see the flop fall . After Mo tapped the table Tran fired out what looked to be a 100,000 wager, and Mo called to peel the on the turn. Both players checked fourth street and the completed the board on the river. Checks around left both players waiting for the other to show, and it when Mo revealed his Tran slid his own hand toward the dealer.
Mo opened to 90,000 from the button and Tran released out of the big blind.
Tran opened to 80,000 from the button, Mo flatted and the flop fell . Mo then check-called a 70,000 wager, and but he checked out on the turn when Tran fired a second barrel of 185,000.