Event #58: $1,111 Little One for One Drop No-Limit Hold'em
Event #58: $1,111 Little One for One Drop No-Limit Hold'em
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Tran Leads Final Eight

• Taso 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante
Nghi Tran
Nghi Tran

Sixty-seven players made the cut to begin Day 3 of Event #58: $1,111 Little One for One Drop, but only a select eight are still in contention after 10 levels of play today. Nghi "Henry" Tran leads the octet with 4,130,000, as his trademark aggressive play, along with some good luck, has propelled him to the top.

Notable online powerhouses Bryn Kenney and Mike Sowers were among the first to fall today, and Allyn Jaffrey Shulman and Day 2 chipleader Joe Wilson weren't far behind. Gordon Huntly was the unfortunate victim of the final table bubble.

Once there, all ins were frequent but short stacks carried the day, including Kevin O'Donnell getting it in with the shortest stack and the worst hand but coming out on top in a three-way pot. Adriano Santa Ana was the only player to fall since final table play began, but others will surely be joining him early on Day 4.

Play resumes at 1 p.m. in the Amazon Room, and while the majority of the players in the room will be jockeying for early positioning in the Main Event, one of the eight players remaining here will be pocketing a gold bracelet and $663,727. Be sure to tune in to find out whom that will be.

Tagit: Adriano Santa AnaAllyn Jaffrey ShulmanBryn KenneyGordon HuntlyHenry TranJoe WilsonJoseph WilsonKevin O'Donnell

Day 4 Seating and Chip Counts

[user139916] • Taso 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante
SeatPlayerChip Count
1Nghi Tran4,130,000
2Justin Zaki2,300,000
3Joe Morneau2,585,000
4Alex Case1,760,000
5Roland Israelashvili3,375,000
7Kevin O'Donnell655,000
8Brian Yoon2,650,000
9Cuong Van Nguyen1,050,000

Justin Zaki Doubles Through Nghi Tran

[user139916] • Taso 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #35: Nghi "Henry" Tran opened to 180,000 from early position and Justin Zaki three-bet shoved for 1.05 million from the next seat over. Action folded back to Tran who tanked for about three minute before opting to call.

Tran: {A-Spades}{Q-Spades}
Zaki: {A-Hearts}{A-Diamonds}

The {K-Diamonds}{7-Clubs}{7-Hearts} flop was safe for Zaki, but the {J-Clubs} turn gave Tran a few outs to Broadway. However, the {7-Spades} river wasn't one of them and Zaki secured the double up.

Nghi Tran ca 4,130,000 -820,000
Justin Zaki us 2,300,000 1,040,000

Tagit: Justin ZakiNghi Tran

Tran Gets Value

• Taso 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #16: Alex Case check-called bets on all three streets from Nghi Tran on a board of {3-Hearts}{4-Hearts}{k-Diamonds}{k-Clubs}{a-Diamonds}. Tran showed {k-Hearts}{7-Hearts} for trips, and Case mucked.

Nghi Tran ca 4,640,000 1,640,000
Alexander Case US 2,550,000 -1,940,000

Israelashvili Doubles Through O'Donnell

• Taso 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #14: Roland Israelashvili raised to 200,000 in early position. Kevin O'Donnell reraised to 600,000 from his immediate left, and everyone else folded. After about two minutes of tanking, Israelashvili motioned all in with his hand. It was 815,000 more, and O'Donnell called.

Israelashvili: {a-Spades}{q-Clubs}
O'Donnell: {a-Diamonds}{k-Diamonds}

A flop of {8-Clubs}{8-Spades}{6-Diamonds} opened up some chopping outs for Israelashvili. The turn was a {q-Diamonds}, putting in the outright lead but giving his opponent the nut flush draw. The rail cheered for a diamond, but the river was a {j-Hearts}.

Roland Israelashvili us 3,000,000 1,550,000
Kevin O'Donnell us 825,000 -1,025,000

Tagit: Kevin O'DonnellRoland Israelashvili

Adriano Santa Ana Eliminated in 9th Place ($54,960)

[user139916] • Taso 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante
Adriano Santa Ana - 9th Place
Adriano Santa Ana - 9th Place

Hand #10: Joseph Morneau raised to 160,000 from the hijack and Roland Israelashvili shoved from the button for about 1.1 million. Adriana Santa Ana called all in for 85,000 from the small blind and Morneau folded.

Israelashvili: {A-Diamonds}{A-Spades}
Santa Ana: {4-Spades}{2-Clubs}

The board ran out {A-Clubs}{Q-Clubs}{4-Hearts}{8-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds}, not enough help for Santa Ana, ending his run in ninth place.

Roland Israelashvili us 1,450,000 230,000
Adriano Santa Ana BR Ulkona