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Event #48: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em

Hands #50-53: Melogno Takes a Big Chunk from Hoffman

ajlamers • Level 28: 40,000-80,000, 80,000 ante
Pablo Melogno

Hand #50: Wilbern Hoffman raised to 180,000 in the cutoff and Ari Engel stuck in a three-bet to 560,000 from the small blind. Hoffman mulled it over but decided to fold.

Hand #51: Pablo Melogno limped in from the cutoff and Engel did the same on the button. Hoffman checked his option and they went three ways to a flop of {a-Clubs}{10-Diamonds}{8-Hearts}. The action checked around to the {6-Diamonds} on the turn and Hoffman checked again. Melogno put in a large bet of 435,000 and both Engel and Hoffman folded.

Hand #52: Hoffman made it 190,000 from the small blind and Melogno called in the big blind. The flop came {a-Spades}{9-Diamonds}{8-Spades} and Hoffman led out for 275,000. Melogno raised to 685,000 and Hoffman called.

The turn brought the {5-Diamonds} and Hoffman check-called another bet of 445,000 from Melogno. The river was the {10-Clubs} and Hoffman checked again. Melogno moved in for around 1,500,000 and Hoffman quickly discarded his hand.

Hand #53: Ben Keeline raised to 160,000 in the cutoff and Engel called from the big blind. The flop came {8-Spades}{5-Hearts}{4-Hearts} and both players checked to the {7-Spades} on the turn. Engel led out for 250,000 and Keeline quickly folded.

Hand #54 Melogno and Engel limped into the pot, Keeline checking his option. When it was checked to Melogno on the {7-Spades}{j-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds} flop, he won the chips with a bet of 80,000.

Player Chips Progress
Pablo Melogno uy
Pablo Melogno
uy 4,180,000 780,000
Wilbern Hoffman us
Wilbern Hoffman
us 3,035,000 -1,065,000

Tags: Ari EngelBen KeelinePablo MelognoWilbern Hoffman