Event 23: Hilary Hin Cheung Eliminated 8th ($12,383)

Level 27
Blinds: 25,000-50,000 w/5,000 ante
Players Remaining: 7


Hilary Hin Cheung

Hilary Hin Cheung tried as hard as he could to keep climbing the pay ladder but his run as the short stack is over. Cheung found a spot to get his chips in but had unlucky timing against Josh Evans.

Evans opened in the cutoff to 110,000 and Cheung three-bet all-in for 625,000 total. Evans confirmed the total and dropped in chips for a call with A♣J♠. Cheung’s A4 was out-kicked and he fell further behind on the K♠105 flop. The 10 gave him extra life with a flush draw and some chop outs but the 3 river sealed his fate.

Evans was short as recently as last level but is now up to 1,600,000 and at his final table peak.

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