Event #35: $5,000 Pot Limit Omaha Championship

Four Remain; Helppi Still in the Lead

zedmaster84 • Level 27: 40,000-80,000, 0 ante

Juha Helppi remains the chip leader with four remaining after taking a pot from Jesus Cortes and they are currently on a scheduled six-minute break.

Helppi flopped top pair and turned a wrap to then river trips queens with {q-Clubs}{7-Clubs}{6-Spades}{4-Clubs} on a board of {q-Spades}{j-Hearts}{5-Spades}{3-Clubs}{q-Diamonds}. Cortes paid 320,000 on the turn with {j-Spades}{9-Spades}{7-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds} for a pair and flushdraw but bricked the river.

Player Chips Progress
Juha Helppi fi
Juha Helppi
fi 3,310,440 760,000
Belarmino De Souza br
Belarmino De Souza
br 2,122,156 560,000
Jesus Cortes es
Jesus Cortes
es 1,503,908 -878,800
Mike Watson ca
Mike Watson
ca 1,263,496 -441,200

Tags: Juha HelppiJesus Cortes