Event #1: $500 No-Limit Hold'em Kick-Off

Michael "DDSpade“ Balan Eliminated in 5th Place ($30,947)

AnthonyThompson • Level 41: 120,000-240,000, 30,000 ante

Michael "DDSpade“ Balan opened for 555,000 from the small blind and Jonathan "Art.Vandelay" Dokler three-bet to 1,200,000 from the big blind, Balan called.

The flop came {10-Diamonds}{k-Hearts}{4-Diamonds} and Balan check-called Dokler's 680,000 continuation bet.

Once the {2-Diamonds} appeared on the turn, Balan moved all in for 2,840,000 and was quickly called by Dokler.

Michael "DDSpade“ Balan: {q-Diamonds}{10-Spades}
Jonathan "Art.Vandelay" Dokler: {k-Diamonds}{4-Hearts}

Balan needed a ten to fall on the river to win the hand but it came the {3-Clubs} ending his tournament in fifth place.

Player Chips Progress
Jonathan "Art.Vandelay" Dokler
Jonathan "Art.Vandelay" Dokler
14,145,663 6,503,903
Michael "DDSpade“ Balan us
Michael "DDSpade“ Balan
us Busted