Level 15: 50,000/10,000 blinds, 10,000 ante
5:35 p.m.:It’s over.
Sheng Chang raised to 300,000 from the button and Hao Chen called. The final flop of the tournament read 6♥7♣10♣ and Chen checked. Chang bet 500,000 and a 4♦ came on the turn when Chen called.
Chen checked again but then moved all-in after Chang bet 1 million. Chang called and showed another two pair, 6♣4♣.
Two pair got Chang the double up a few minutes before, but they wouldn’t fare so well again. Chen tabled 9♠8♥ for a straight and Chang was hoping to fill up or hit a flush on the river.
Chang some outs but the K♥ that came on the river wasn’t one of them. Chang was eliminated in 2nd and Chen became the 2014 Macau Millions champion.
5:30 p.m.:Sheng Chang got a much-needed double-up and took the lead.
Not before losing another chunk of his stack first though.
Chang and Hao Chen were faced with a 9♥5♣10♥ flop and Chen bet 450,000. Chang raised to 1 million and then Chen moved all-in.
Chang folded and dipped below 4 million.
Then he doubled up.
Chen raised to 300,000 and Chang called, bringing a J♦9♠7♥ flop. Chang bet 500,000 and Chen called.
The Q♦ came on the turn and Chang bet 1 million. Chen moved all-in and Chang quickly called.
Chang two pairs with 9♦7♦ and Chen tabled K♥Q♥ for top pair.
Chang’s hand then improved to a flush when the A♦ came on the river and he doubled up to about 7.8 million.
Chang took the lead and Chen dropped to about 8.4 million.
5:20 p.m.: Hao Chen raised to 250,000 and Sheng Chang called.
The flop came A♠2♦2♠ and Chen bet 225,000 when checked to. Chang raised to 500,000 and then Chen made it 1.55 million.
Chang folded and showed A♥. In return, Chen turned over a 6♦.
Chang is down to 5.2 million while Chen is back up to around 11 million.
5:10 p.m.: In a raised pot, both players checked a K♣J♦8♥ flop.
The 5♦ on the turn brought more action and Chen bet 250,000. Chang called and a J♠ completed the board.
Chen upped the bet to 550,000 and Chang called again.
Chen showed Q♣3♣ for queen-high and Chang took down the pot with ace-high, A♥4♥.
Chang is back up to 5.6 million while Chen dropped to 10.58 million.
5:00 p.m.: The blinds have gone up and the stacks haven’t shifted much. Some preflop action has seen Chang dip to 4,450,000 while Chen is up to 11,735,000.
Level 14: 40,000/80,000 blinds, 5,000 ante
4:50 p.m.: Play paused for a bit to let the final two get in position for their heads-up match.
Hao Chen – 11,020,000
Sheng Chang – 5,165,000
4:35 p.m.: We’re heads-up after the largest pot of the tournament.
Kenneth Leong raised to 160,000 from the button and Hao Chen three-bet to 400,000. Leong called and the flop came 3♠9♣2♥.
Chen led out for 600,000 and Leong called, bringing a 7♥ on the turn. Chen pushed out a massive stacks of oranges worth 1 million and Leong called again.
The river was a 2♠ and Chen moved all-in. Leong called instantly and turned over 4♥3♥. Chen showed K♣K♦ and Leong said he thought he had a deuce in his hand.
Leong’s mistake cost him his tournament life and he was out in 3rd.
3rd – Kenneth Leong (Hong Kong) HKD $270,000.
4:25 p.m.: Chia Wei Tsui didn’t last very long after the break.
With just 700,000, Tsui moved all-in from under-the-gun and Kenneth Leong called instantly from the small blind.
The flop was a monotone 6♣2♣5♣ but neither player had a club. The turn was a 9♣ to give Leong a set, but it gave Tsui a little hope.
“Club!” Tsui shouted. “One more club.”
But the river brought a Q♦ instead.
“Sick” Tsui laughed. He shook hands with the other players and left the tournament in 4th.
4th – Chia Wei Tsui (Taiwan) HKD $190,000
4:15 p.m.: Players are back from break. Hao Chen is still in the lead, the full counts coming back from break are:
Hao Chen – 6,370,000
Kenneth Leong – 4,780,000
Sheng Chang – 4,320,000
Chia Wei Tsui – 715,000