This action packed hand began with Bryan Huang raising it up to 1800 and finding himself 4 callers to join in the fun. At the flop of 8♥ 10♠ 7♠, Simon Lim bet 3100, Tan Tai Zheng shoved with 46K, Huang shoved with 20K, and Lim called after a player folded.
Zheng: J♥ 9♥ high end straight
Huang: 6♠ 9♣ low end straight
Lim: 10♥ 10♦ set
With the turn of Q♦ and river of 9♦, Huang busts and Zheng collects a massive pot to bring his arsenal well over 120K.
In an all in preflop hand, Cristopher Runas held A♣ A♠ and Kristian Faering had Q♣ Q♠. At the flop of A♦ K♣ Q♦, both players turned up an eye opening exciting set each. Then at the turn, Runas scaled further with the last ace showing up, A♥, giving him quads and everyone a bit of a jump in surprise. With the river of no consequence, Faering bowed out of the event.
Both Andrew Nguyen and Jose Drilon were all in preflop with Nguyen holding A♦ 10♥ and Drilon with Q♣ 8♦. With the board running K♠ A♥ 9♣ 9♠ 2♥, Nguyen won the hand and Drilon bowed out of the tournament.
With a board showing 7♦ K♦ 4♠ Q♦, Michael De Leon pushed all in and was snap-called by his opponent on the cutoff seat. At the showdown, De Leon had K♣ 4♣ two pairs while the cutoff had a higher two pairs K♥ Q♠. Then excitement happened at the table when a 4♦ landed on the river giving De Leon a sweet boat.
Gerard Lubas initiated the action by raising to 1200 and getting two customers to join the party. At the flop of A♣ 10♠ 6♦, the bb checked, Lubas checked, and the mid player pushed with his remaining 7000 chips. The bb immediately called, then Lubas stunned him with a massive check-raise all in for around 26K. The bb made the call and the craziness of the hands went like this:
MP: A♥ 6♥ two pairs
BB: A♦ 10♣ top two pairs
Lubas: 10♥ 10♦ set
With the turn of K♠ and river of 5♥, Lubas claimed a huge pot and went over 60K in just that hand.
Ian Marcos was looking for a spot to double up his dwindling 9400 chips lest he fall as well alike many short stacks around the room. Marco was all in preflop against an opponent on the cutoff seat. Marcos had A♣ J♠ versus 9♥ 9♦. The board ran K♣ Q♠ J♣ K♦ Q♣ giving Marcos the higher two pairs and a happy double up.
More short stacks falling at every turn with Lee Tse Ian sending one home. In an all in preflop shove, Ian’s 7♣ 7♠ was up against A♣ 10♣. At the flop, his opponent landed a pair, 10♠ K♦ 2♠, then on the turn further improving to trips with a 10♦, but on the river, a 7♥ graced the felt and Ian bagged a full house.
Ronnie Antonio claimed a player’s short stack of around 10K when they both engaged in a preflop raise war all in. Antonio had A♥ K♥ and his opponent had 9♥ 9♦. The board ran 8♣ A♦ 3♦ K♠ 8♠, and with that, Antonio collected the chips.