$5,300 Main Event

McAllister Climbs Some More

• Level 30: 50,000-100,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #34: Vladimir Troyanovskiy raised for the second hand in a row, this time with {a-Hearts}{j-Clubs} in the cutoff to 225,000. Toby Lewis called from the big blind with {j-Spades}{10-Spades}.

The flop came {k-Hearts}{6-Spades}{4-Hearts} and Lewis checked. Troyanovskiy bet 230,000 and Lewis called. The turn was the {9-Spades}, giving Lewis a flush and straight draw. Both players checked and the river was the {6-Diamonds}. Lewis, who missed both his draws led with jack-high for 400,000. Troyanovskiy didn't spend too much time thinking and called.

He won the pot with ace-high, but didn't have to show because Lewis instantly mucked his hand.

Hand #35: Tony Gregg opened the action on this hand, raising to 225,000 from the cutoff with pocket sevens, {7-Hearts}{7-Clubs}, and everyone folded.

Hand #36: This hand, Tony Gregg had pocket fours, {4-Spades}{4-Clubs} and opened again to 225,000 this time from under the gun. Again, everyone folded.

Hand #37: Toby Lewis opened with pocket queens, {q-Diamonds}{q-Clubs}, making it 200,000 from the cutoff. The remaining players folded and Lewis won the pot.

Hand #38: Vladimir Troyanovskiy opened with {k-Hearts}{9-Diamonds} for 225,000 and Phillip McAllister defended from the big blind with {10-Clubs}{9-Clubs}. The flop came {10-Diamonds}{4-Hearts}{2-Hearts}, giving McAllister a pair. Both players checked.

The turn was the {9-Spades}, which gave McAllister two pair. McAllister bet 325,000 and put the action on Troyanovskiy. Troyanovskiy raised to 860,000. McAllister called.

The river was the {8-Diamonds} and McAllister checked to Troyanovskiy this time. Troyanovskiy checked as well and McAllister won another big pot, giving him 8.7 million chips.

Phillip McAllister GB 8,775,000 325,000
Mike Watson ca 7,615,000 835,000
Vladimir Troyanovskiy ru 4,000,000 385,000
Tony Gregg us 3,840,000 175,000
Toby Lewis gb 3,340,000 -1,720,000

Tags: Phillip McAllisterToby LewisTony GreggVladimir Troyanovskiy