PokerStars Championship Macau: Ramos busts, Smith leads with 19 left in the $100K
Just 19 players remain in the HK$100K High Roller. Unfortunately, PokerStars Team Pro Felipe Ramos is not one of them.
Ramos got his money all in with pocket queens, which Sergey Lebedev called with ace king. Unfortunately for the Brazilian, he lost the race and went to collect his cash.
There are still plenty of other big names still alive though. Dan Smith is the chipleader, while Nick Petrangelo, Daniel Dvoress, Manig Loeser, Michael Addamo, Troy Quenneville, Xiaoyang Luo, Sergey Lebedev and Adrian Attenborough are still in contention.
Here are the chip counts as players return from their dinner break:
The bubble burst not too long ago - you can read how it happened here.
Since then, we've lost Morten Mortensen, Martin Kozlov and Dmitry Yurasov, all of whom cashed for HK$175K. Mortensen lost an all in with pocket eights against Dan Smith's pocket jacks; Kozlov's ace king lost to Troy Quenneville's ace queen; and Yurasov busted to James Chen.
Nariman Yaghmai, Lee Wai Kiat, Danny Tang, and Yan Shing Tsang have also been eliminated. Check out the full payouts page for the prizes.
This tournament is running at a particular fast speed. That means the stacks are pretty deep, so we should have some very interesting action from here on in.
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Jack Stanton is a freelance contributor to the PokerStars Blog.
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