Event #44: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em

Jeff Tims Eliminated in 20th Place ($17,910), Giang Hoang Eliminated in 19th Place ($17,910)

• Taso 21: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante
Giang Hoang

Zohair Karim raised it up to 22,000 in middle position, and it folded around to Giang Hoang in the small blind. He moved all in for his last 90,000, and Jeff Tims committed the rest of his minute stack in the big blind. Karim toss the call in, and said, "I need a suckout!"

Karim: {a-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds}
Hoang: {a-Hearts}{3-Spades}
Tims: {k-Hearts}{j-Diamonds}

Karim was surprised to see that he was actually ahead, and the flop hit Karim, coming {6-Diamonds}{8-Spades}{4-Spades}. Hoang was drawing to runner runner, while Tims could still pair one of his cards to win, but the turn was the {5-Clubs}, and the river the {6-Hearts}.

The double elimination got us to our final 18,while Karim is our chip leader with 1.3 million.

Zo Karim US 1,300,000 150,000
Jeff Tims Ulkona
Giang Hoang Ulkona

Tagit: Giang HoangJeff TimsZohair Karim