Event 7: 3rd Place – Richard Hope

$250 Big Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Blinds 30k/60k/5k ante

Richard Hope
Richard Hope (Dade City, FL)

Richard Hope opened for 130k from the small blind.  Manny Minaya called from the big.  The flop came 9c8d3c and Richard bet 150k.

Manny shoved  and Richard snap-called, showing Tc7c for an open-ender and flush draw.  Manny rolled over Ac8c for middle pair, and the nut flush draw, leaving Richard looking for a non-club Jack, seven, or Ten.

The last two fell AdAs and Manny took the pot with Aces-full.  He doubled up to nearly 1.9 million while Richard was left with only 145k.

Richard managed to double-up once, but then busted out, finishing 3rd for $4,593.

Heads-up play began with John Pappas holding ~560k and Manny holding 2.7 million.