Sam Soverel Leads the Final Table of Event #3: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em

Sam Soverel leads the final table of Event #3: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em after eliminating Daniel Negreanu in eighth place with trips over trips for a nearly two million chip pot near the close of the night.

Negreanu opened to 80,000 from late position, and Soverel defended the big blind. The flop fell , and Negreanu continued for 60,000, Soverel check-raised to 190,000, and Negreanu called. The turn hit the felt, and Soverel moved all-in, having Negreanu just covered. Negreanu snap-called and tabled for trips, but Soverel tabled for trips with a better kicker. Negreanu was eliminated when the completed the board, and Soverel found himself with a massive chip lead.

Joining Soverel at the final table for the second day in a row is Dylan Linde. Linde will head into the stream fourth in chips after finishing third in Event #2. Rounding out the final table are Steve Zolotow, Sergi Reixach, who makes his second final table of the series after finishing third in Event #1, Cary Katz, Chris Brewer, and Bill Klein.

Event #3: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em saw a field of 53 entrants and created a prize pool of $530,000, with the winner taking home $169,600, and the remaining seven players are all guaranteed at least $26,500. Through two events, Ali Imsirovic leads the player of the series race with 183 points, but both Reixach and Linde have a chance to vault Imsirovic with a second-place finish or higher. Soverel will move into the points lead with a first-place finish.

Reixach made quick work of the Event #3 money bubble when he eliminated Seth Davies in the second hand of bubble play. Reixach opened to 65,000 from late position, and Seth Davies moved all-in for 825,000 from the small blind, and Reixach snap-called. Reixach held pocket kings against the ten-nine suited of Davies. Reixach turned a set of kings, and Davies headed to the rail. Other notables to finish just off the money included Stephen Chidwick, Sean Perry, Frank Funaro, and Phil Hellmuth.

Event #3 Final Table
Chip Count
Steve Zolotow
United States
Dylan Linde
United States
Sergi Reixach
Sam Soverel
United States
Bill Klein
United States
Chris Brewer
United States
Cary Katz
United States

When play resumes, the final seven players will begin level 15, and the button is in seat 7

The final seven players will return to the PokerGO Studio on Friday, July 9, at 12 p.m. PT with the final table airing on at 1 p.m. PT.

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