Event #56: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em

Jeff Blenkarn Eliminated in 2nd Place ($250,815)

Yardley • Level 31: 60,000-120,000, 15,000 ante
Jeff Blenkarn - 2nd

Hand #187:

Mike Kachan opened for 250,000 and Jeff Blenkarn thought for a while before calling and checking in the dark.

The flop came {9-Spades}{j-Diamonds}{5-Hearts}.

Mike Kachan bet 215,000 and Blenkarn raised him to 615,000. Kachan made the call.

The turn was the {6-Hearts} and Blenkarn moved all in. Kachan couldn’t have called any quicker and the cards were turned over.

Blenkarn had {q-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds} but Kachan held the {j-Hearts}{6-Diamonds} for two pair.

The river was the {10-Clubs} and Kachan shook the defeated Blenkarn’s hand before celebrating with his cheering rail.

Player Chips Progress
Mike Kachan us
Mike Kachan
us 7,575,000 3,595,000
Jeff Blenkarn us
Jeff Blenkarn
us Busted

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