Donghai Lu came to the final table as the overwhelming chips leader, but after Richard Catellier, second in chips, took a huge bite in his stack, he doubled another finalist, and his last chips were disputed by 3 players. His brutal downfall has now come to a close.
Sébastien Drolet-Poitras then shoved his last 200K with , and was called by Christopher Tavares. With 80K in the big blind, his was going in. The 7 on the flop spelled Sébastien’s elimination, and he took it with a smile. Good sport.
Jahkheem Polydore suffered a similar fate. His went down after Pawan Braich’s hit its own kicker, on the river this time.
9th place: Donghai Lu – $1,015.00
8th place: Sébastien Drolet-Poitras – $1,345.00
7th place: Jahkheem Polydore – $1,790.00
6 players have just agreed on an ICM chop, which should speed up the game considerably. Details will be published shortly.