Live Events 2
Event #60: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship
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Highlights

Highlights

Event #60: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship
Day 2 Completed

Michael McKenna Bags Lead; 24 Remain in Event #60: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship

MrCleverFox • Level 20: 8,000-16,000, 0 ante
Michael McKenna
Michael McKenna

Earlier this week Michael McKenna made the final table of Event #50: $1,500 Razz and is now knocking on the door of another final table in Event #60: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship.

McKenna had a roller coaster of a day before eventually bagging up the chip lead. Just before the last break of the night, McKenna took the most of a three-way pot against Abdel Hamid and Jason Berilgen.

McKenna took the majority of the big pot with two-pair and the nut low while the other players only got a small portion with the nut low. That would push McKenna to the top of the counts and while he exchanged several big pots with Jim Collopy near the end of play, he held on to finish with the chip lead, bagging up 1,048,000.

There were 125 players to start the day but by the end of the night, only 24 remained. The money bubble came and went but before that, there were several notables who busted. Some who didn't make it through to the money included Phil Hellmuth, Daniel Negreanu, Allen Kessler, defending champion Bryce Yockey, Robert Mizrachi, Ben Yu, Jesse Martin, Brian Rast, Scott Bohlman and Carol Fuchs.

Another player who also came up short included Rep Porter, the eventual bubble boy. Porter got it all in against Brandon Shack-Harris with a full house, but Shack-Harris had quads and would eliminate Porter, bringing the rest of the players into the money. Porter looked as if he might actually fold the top full house, but in the end, he couldn't let it go.

Some of those who made it into the money but not much further were Nick Schulman (35th for $15,000), Andrew Kelsall (34th for $15,000), Ryan Laplante (32nd for $16,494) and Ian O'Hara (29th for $16,494).

Others returning for Day 3 along with McKenna include the likes of Nathan Gamble (640,000), Jim Collopy (582,000), Cliff Josephy (480,000), Randy Ohel, (476,000), Brandon Shack-Harris (417,000), Phil Galfond (308,000) and Eli Elezra (146,000)

Here is the Day 3 table and seat draw:

TableSeatPlayerChip Count
4311Chris Ferguson344,000
4312Ali Abduljabbar804,000
4313Allan Le337,000
4314Jason Berilgen345,000
4315Chad Power628,000
4316Abdel Hamid158,000
4317Jim Collopy582,000
4318Randy Ohel476,000
    
4391Nathan Gamble640,000
4392Cliff Josephy452,000
4393Michael McKenna1,048,000
4394Marco Johnson399,000
4395Chris Lee673,000
4396Benjamin Eilers686,000
4397Eli Elezra146,000
4398Assani Fisher533,000
    
4471Jason Gooch248,000
4472Yong Wang388,000
4473Andreas Klatt628,000
4474Phil Galfond308,000
4475Brandon Shack-Harris417,000
4476Chase Steely633,000
4477Michel Abecassis699,000
4478David "ODB" Baker319,000

These players and the rest of the field will return on Sunday, July 1, at 2 pm where the plan is to play down to a winner, but for this event, there will likely be one extra day of play. PokerNews will, of course, be back with full coverage, so make sure to stay tuned.

Tags: Abdel HamidAllen KesslerAndrew KelsallBrian RastBryce YockeyCliff JosephyDanielDaniel NegreanuEli ElezraIan O'HaraJason BerilgenJesse MartinJim CollopyMichael McKennaNathanNathan GamblePhil GalfondPhil HellmuthRandy OhelRep PorterRobert MizrachiRyan LaplanteScott Bohlman

End-of-Day Chip Counts

123md • Level 20: 8,000-16,000, 0 ante
Michael McKenna us
Michael McKenna
us 1,048,000
Ali Abduljabbar us
Ali Abduljabbar
us 804,000
Michel Abecassis fr
Michel Abecassis
fr 699,000
Benjamin Eilers us
Benjamin Eilers
us 686,000
Chris Lee us
Chris Lee
us 673,000
Nathan Gamble us
Nathan Gamble
us 640,000
Chase Steely us
Chase Steely
us 633,000
Chad Power us
Chad Power
us 628,000
Andreas Klatt de
Andreas Klatt
de 628,000
Jim Collopy us
Jim Collopy
us 582,000
Assani Fisher us
Assani Fisher
us 533,000
Randy Ohel us
Randy Ohel
us 476,000
Cliff Josephy us
Cliff Josephy
us 452,000
Brandon Shack-Harris us
Brandon Shack-Harris
us 417,000
Marco Johnson us
Marco Johnson
us 399,000
Yong Wang cn
Yong Wang
cn 388,000
Jason Berilgen us
Jason Berilgen
us 345,000
Chris Ferguson us
Chris Ferguson
us 344,000
Allan Le us
Allan Le
us 337,000
David "ODB" Baker us
David "ODB" Baker
us 319,000
Phil Galfond us
Phil Galfond
us 308,000
Jason Gooch us
Jason Gooch
us 248,000
Abdel Hamid us
Abdel Hamid
us 158,000
Eli Elezra il
Eli Elezra
il 146,000

Three-Way All In Ends Day 2

123md • Level 20: 8,000-16,000, 0 ante

Michael McKenna raised to 40,000 from the button, Cliff Josephy called from the button, David "ODB" Baker three-bet the pot to 168,000 from the big blind and both McKenna and Josephy called.

The flop came down {5-Clubs}{2-Diamonds}{2-Hearts}, Baker shoved for about 60,000, McKenna raised pot and Josephy called all in.

McKenna: {A-Spades}{Q-Clubs}{10-Diamonds}{2-Clubs}
Baker: {A-Hearts}{K-Hearts}{7-Clubs}{4-Hearts}
Josephy: {A-Clubs}{J-Diamonds}{6-Hearts}{2-Spades}

Both McKenna and Josephy had trip deuces while Baker had the best low draw.

The {8-Spades} turn and {10-Clubs} river completed the board, giving Baker the low for the main pot and McKenna the high with deuces full of tens. In the side pot, Josephy won the low.

With that, Day 2 has come to an end with Michael McKenna leading.

Michael McKenna us
Michael McKenna
us 1,048,000 193,000
Cliff Josephy us
Cliff Josephy
us 480,000 -110,000
David "ODB" Baker us
David "ODB" Baker
us 315,000 95,000

Tags: Cliff JosephyMichael McKenna

Klatt Notches a Triple Up Boat Over Boat Over Boat

MrCleverFox • Level 20: 8,000-16,000, 0 ante

On a board of {10-Hearts}{6-Diamonds}{6-Spades}{3-Hearts}, Phil Galfond was the first to act in a three-way pot. Galfond put out a bet of 55,000 before Andreas Klatt moved all in for 165,000 total. Nathan Gamble was last to act and he thought for a long while before he called. Galfond thought for a bit as well, then called behind.

The river was the {Q-Spades} and Galfond and Gamble both checked. Klatt showed down his {K-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}{7-Clubs}{6-Clubs} for a full house. Galfond flashed his {3-Diamonds}{3-Clubs} before mucking and Gamble held {6-Hearts}{3-Spades} in his hand for a full house as well. But with no low on the board, the best full house would scoop and that meant that Klatt would earn a triple up to nearly 600,000 chips.

Andreas Klatt de
Andreas Klatt
de 570,000 345,000
Nathan Gamble us
Nathan Gamble
us 520,000 -330,000
Phil Galfond us
Phil Galfond
us 235,000 -575,000

Tags: Andreas KlattNathan GamblePhil Galfond

Cazayous Eliminated by Gamble

MrCleverFox • Level 20: 8,000-16,000, 0 ante

According to Nathan Gamble he raised to 38,000 and he was raised by Thomas Cazayous to 138,000. Gamble called to see a flop.

The flop was {6-Clubs}{3-Spades}{2-Spades} and Cazayous and Gamble got all the chips in on the flop with Cazayous committing over 300,000 total.

Thomas Cazayous : {A-Clubs}{Q-Spades}{8-Clubs}{6-Spades}
Nathan Gamble: {A-Hearts}{5-Diamonds}{4-Hearts}{2-Clubs}

Gamble flopped a straight and the nut low while Cazayous had a flush draw. The board completed with the {6-Diamonds} and the {K-Clubs} and that would be it for Cazayous who couldn't catch up. Gamble scooped the whole pot and moved to right around 850,000 chips.

Nathan Gamble us
Nathan Gamble
us 850,000 535,000
Thomas Cazayous fr
Thomas Cazayous
fr Busted

Tags: Nathan GambleThomas Cazayous

Martini Doubles Through Hochman

MrCleverFox • Level 20: 8,000-16,000, 0 ante

All the chips were already in the middle between Corey Hochman and Julien Martini when we arrived at the table. Martini was at risk with his stack of 111,000 and Hochman had him covered.

Julien Martini: {A-Diamonds}{J-Diamonds}{8-Spades}{2-Spades}
Corey Hochman: {A-Clubs}{A-Spades}{4-Hearts}{3-Diamonds}

The board ran out {K-Clubs}{3-Spades}{J-Clubs}{2-Clubs}{Q-Clubs} which gave Martini the win with his two pair, jacks and twos, and allowed him to double up to 220,000.

Julien Martini fr
Julien Martini
fr 220,000 60,000
Corey Hochman us
Corey Hochman
us 42,000 -233,000

Tags: Corey HochmanJulien Martini

Collopy Doubles Through McKenna Again

123md • Level 20: 8,000-16,000, 0 ante

Following a flop of {K-Hearts}{7-Diamonds}{5-Clubs}, Jim Collopy was in the big blind and check-raised Michael McKenna, who was the hijack. The check-raise was to 216,000 and McKenna went into the tank for a bit before he repotted. Collopy called all in for 398,000 and he showed {K-Diamonds}{J-Spades}{3-Clubs}{2-Diamonds} for top pair with a low draw. McKenna tabled {A-Spades}{9-Hearts}{7-Hearts}{7-Spades} for a set of sevens.

The {J-Clubs} turn and {K-Spades} river completed the board, giving Collopy kings full of jacks to double through McKenna.

Jim Collopy us
Jim Collopy
us 830,000 390,000
Michael McKenna us
Michael McKenna
us 705,000 -375,000

Tags: Jim CollopyMichael McKenna