Event #58: $1,500 Mixed-Max No-Limit Hold'em

Xiao Peng Eliminated in 5th Place ($53,614)

• Nivel 24: 12,000-24,000, 4,000 ante
Xiao Peng - 5th Place

Mark Herm opened to 52,000 from the cutoff and watched as a short-stacked Xiao Peng three-bet-jammed for 117,000 more.

After asking for a count and assessing the size of his own stack, which appeared to contain 700,000 or so. Herm called to put Peng at risk.

Herm: {k-Clubs}{7-Clubs}
Peng: {q-Spades}{9-Diamonds}

Herm held the slight lead with his king-high hand, while Peng was drawing live and looking for help. The drama ended in a flash when the flop fell {2-Clubs}{5-Clubs}{3-Clubs} to give Herm a flush, leaving Peng drawing all but dead. The turn ({2-Spades}) and river ({4-Diamonds}) meant nothing, and with that the final four players were reseated for their heads-up matches.

Jucător Fise Progres
Mark Herm us
Mark Herm
us 1,003,000 98,000
Xiao Peng CA
Xiao Peng
CA Eliminat

Taguri: Mark HermXiao Peng