The players are on a 15-minute break.
William Kakon has a WSOP gold bracelet in limit hold'em and is an early leader today.
Kakon won the $1,500 Limit Hold'em event in 2015, and he finished ninth in this event that same year. He has over $400,000 in WSOP earnings on 16 cashes. That is almost half of his career tournament earnings across all events. So far this year, he has one cash; he finished 12th in Event #49: $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 6-Handed.
Jesse Martin raised from the under-the-gun position, Tim West called in the button, and JC Tran was all in from the big blind.
The flop came , West bet, and Martin folded. West showed for the flush draw and Tran had ten high.
The turn was the to give West the flush and had Tran drawing dead. The on the river didn't make a difference anymore and Tran was eliminated and grabbed his stuff.
Justin Tazelaar raised from the button and Eric Wasserson three-bet from the small blind. Tazelaar called.
The flop came ]Kh5sTh], Wasserson bet, and Tazelaar called.
The turn brought them the and Tazelaar called the bet of Wasserson.
The board was completed with the on the river, Wasserson bet, and Tazelaar raised. Wasserson took a bit of time to consider his option but in the end opted to fold.