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Brian Yoon Out in 30th Place (CAD $13,820)

Level 22: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante

Brian Yoon moves all in under the gun for about 220,000, Mukul Pahuja calls from middle position, and Danny Suied calls all in from the button for about 125,000.

Here are their cards in descending order of chip counts:

Mukul Pahuja:  AspadeQspade
Brian Yoon:  JclubJdiamond
Danny Suied:  AheartQheart

The board comes AdiamondKdiamondKheart5diamond4spade -- Pahuja and Suied pair their aces on the flop, while Yoon picks up a diamond flush draw on the turn but improves no further.

Pahuja wins the side pot with his two pair, aces and kings, while Pahuja and Suied chop the main pot with identical hands as Yoon is eliminated from the tournament.

Mukul Pahuja  -  2,400,000  (150 bb)
Danny Suied  -  200,000  (12 bb)
Brian Yoon  -  Eliminated in 30th Place  (CAD $13,820)

Sorted In: Mukul Pahuja, Danny Suied, Brian Yoon, Playground Poker, WPT Montreal, Season XIII
02:50 PM, 11/24/14

Mathieu Clavet Out in 31st Place (CAD $13,820)

Level 22: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante

Mathieu Clavet
After a flop of QdiamondQheart10heart, Mathieu Clavet (pictured above) checks hte big blind, Maurice Hawkins checks UTG+1, and Jie Gao bets an unknown amount from the button. Clavet calls all in with a very short stack, and Hawkins folds.

Clavet turns over KdiamondJdiamond for an open-ended straight draw, and he needs to improve to stay alive against Gao's AdiamondQspade (trip queens).

The turn is the 7spade, the river is the 3club, and Gao wins the pot with his trip queens to eliminate Clavet from the tournament.

Jie Gao  -  650,000  (40 bb)
Mathieu Clavet  -  Eliminated in 31st Place  (CAD $13,820)

Sorted In: Jie Gao, Mathieu Clavet, Playground Poker, WPT Montreal, Season XIII
02:38 PM, 11/24/14

Mathieu Gagniere Out in 32nd Place (CAD $13,820)

Level 22: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante

Mathieu Gagniere
Mathieu Gagniere (pictured above), who earned his entry into this event thru partypoker, is short-stacked and all in UTG+1 with 10diamond9club, and he needs to improve to stay alive against Phong Truong's QclubQspade in middle position.

The board comes Aheart8club3diamond5club10club, and the pocket queens hold up for Truong to win the pot and eliminate Gagniere from the tournament.

Phong Truong  -  415,000  (25 bb)
Mathieu Gagniere  -  Eliminated in 32nd Place  ($13,820)

Sorted In: Phong Truong, Mathieu Gagniere, Playground Poker, WPT Montreal, Season XIII
02:33 PM, 11/24/14

Nicholas Gerrity Out in 33rd Place (CAD $13,820)

Level 22: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante

Nicholas Gerrity is all in preflop on the hijack and Antonio Esfandiari has him covered UTG+1. The two players then table their hands.

Esfandiari: 9diamond9club
Gerrity: 7heart7spade

Board: 8club3heart2spade9heart5heart

Gerrity is eliminated on the hand in 33rd place, good for CAD $13,820, and Esfandiari grows his stack to 550,000.

Antonio Esfandiari - 550,000 (34 bb)
Nicholas Gerrity - Eliminated in 34th Place (CAD $13,820)

Sorted In: Antonio Esfandiari, Nicholas Gerrity, Playground Poker, WPT Montreal, Season XIII
02:32 PM, 11/24/14

Steven Kerr Out in 34th Place (CAD $13,820)

Level 22: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante

Steven Kerr
Steven Kerr (pictured above) is all in preflop on the small blind for a little less than 400,000 and Maduka Meragal has him covered on the cutoff.

Kerr holds KheartQheart but Meragal has him dominated with AspadeQspade in the hole. No card of consequence comes on the board and Kerr is eliminated in 34th place, good for CAD $13,820.

Maduka Meragal  -  1,850,000  (115 bb)
Steven Kerr  -  Eliminated in 34th Place  (CAD $13,820)

Sorted In: Steven Kerr, Maduka Meragal, Playground Poker, WPT Montreal, Season XIII
02:31 PM, 11/24/14

Alexander Richmond Out in 35th Place (CAD $13,820)

Level 22: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante

Ratharam Sivagnanam opens to 36,000 in middle position and Alexander Richmond three-bets all in for 196,000 from the cutoff. Action folds back to Sivagnanam who tanks for a bit before he calls.

Sivagnanam: KdiamondQspade
Richmond: 6heart6diamond

The board runs out Qheart9club5diamond8spadeJspade, giving Sivagnanam a pair of queens to eliminate Richmond in 35th place.

Ratharam Sivagnanam - 1,460,000 (91 bb)
Alexander Richmond - Out in 35th Place (CAD $13,820)

Sorted In: Alexander Richmond, Ratharam Sivagnanam, Playground Poker, WPT Montreal, Season XIII
02:17 PM, 11/24/14

Kevin MacPhee Doubles Thru Alexander Richmond

Level 22: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante

Kevin MacPhee
Alexander Richmond raises all in on the button for about 460,000 and Kevin MacPhee (pictured above) calls all in from the big blind for 247,000.

Richmond:  Aspade3club
MacPhee:  8heart8club

The board rolls out Qheart7spade6heart6diamond3diamond, safe for MacPhee to double up.

Kevin MacPhee  -  520,000  (32 bb)
Alexander Richmond  -  198,000  (12 bb)

Sorted In: Kevin MacPhee, Alexander Richmond, Playground Poker, WPT Montreal, Season XIII
02:14 PM, 11/24/14

Stephen Celluci Out in 36th Place (CAD $13,820)

Level 22: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante

Sheraz Nasir opens to 43,000 in early position, Stephen Celluci three-bets to 95,000 from the hijack, Nasir four-bets all for effectively 395,000-ish and Celluci calls all in.

Nasir: QdiamondQheart
Celluci: JclubJheart

The board runs out Aspade7diamond4spade9heart8diamond, no help to Celluci, ending his run in 36th place.

Sheraz Nasir - 1,200,000 (75 bb)
Stephen Celluci - Out in 36th Place (CAD $13,820)

Sorted In: Sheraz Nasir, Stephen Celluci, Playground Poker, WPT Montreal, Season XIII
02:11 PM, 11/24/14

Deja Vu

Level 22: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante

Sorted In: Playground Poker, WPT Montreal, Season XIII
02:07 PM, 11/24/14

Level 22 Begins (36 Players Left)

Level 22: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante

The players return from break to begin Level 22, with increased blinds of 8,000-16,000 and a 2,000 ante. Play continues without a break.

With 36 players remaining, the average chip stack is about 610,000 (38 big blinds). The remaining players are all guaranteed to earn at least CAD $13,820.

Action is scheduled to continue today until the field reaches the final two tables (18 players).

Sorted In: Playground Poker, WPT Montreal, Season XIII
02:06 PM, 11/24/14
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