Event #65: $10,000 Main Event

Remaining 16 Players on Dinner Break; Politano Surges

[user101598] • Level 32: 100,000-200,000, 30,000 ante
Bruno Politano Supporter

Level 32 is complete and the players are now on a 90-minute dinner break. During the two-hour level, Scott Palmer exiting in 19th place, inciting the penultimate redraw in the 2014 Main Event. Once down to two tables, Scott Mahin and Andrey Zaichenko were eliminated in 18th and 17th places, respectively.

You can click here to see the entire two-table redraw.

Dan Sindelar, who was the chip leader during the previous break, gave up the lead to Martin Jacobson momentarily, but regained it as the two battled it out on the secondary table. However, Brazilian Bruno Politano made a late surge during one of the final hands of the level, and is the chip leader entering the dinner break.

Mahin was eliminated in 18th place when he flopped two pair against Andoni Larrabe’s ace-high flush draw. The turn was the {a-Clubs}, giving the Spaniard extra outs to catch up, and the {9-Diamonds} on the river completed his flush. According to ESPN’s Andrew Feldman, Mahin was very emotional during his exit interview with Kara Scott, shedding a tear or two.

Andrey Zaichenko then exited in 17th place, even after doubling through Sindelar in an exciting race. The momey went in preflop, Zaichenko held {a-Diamonds}{j-Spades} against Sindelar’s {8-Clubs}{8-Hearts}, and the river brought a four flush for the Russian. Not long after Zaichenko was faced with an all-in bet on a board of {9-Hearts}{8-Clubs}{7-Hearts}{4-Diamonds}, and called with {a-Diamonds}{a-Clubs}.

Unfortunately for him, Dutchman Jorryt van Hoof had him drawing dead with {10-Clubs}{6-Clubs}, and a meaningless {k-Spades} completed the board.

The players are now on dinner break for an hour-and-a-half. We will have full counts for you shortly.

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