Hand 10: Jason Wheeler Eliminated in 6th Place ($45,973)

May 16, 2015

Jason Wheeler busts WPT Amsterdam Main EventFarid Yachou raises from the button to 65,000 and Jason Wheeler called from the big blind.

The flop came down Jheart 2spade 3club and Wheeler check-called 70,000.

On the turn the 5diamond hit and Wheeler checked again. Yachou bet 175,000 and after a little while Wheeler moved all in for 800,000.

“Wow,” Yachou said, as he looked back down at his cards with shaking hands.

“Call,” Yachou quietly said after a while, and both hands were turned over.

Yachou: 3spade 3diamond
Wheeler: Jspade 5spade

The crowd let out a loud “Wow!” as Wheeler was on the brink of elimination. On the river the Kspadehit and Wheeler was indeed knocked out. Wheeler shook hands with the other five players and he was the first player to get knocked out today.

“I’m shaking so much,” Yachou said with a tremble in his voice, “I really needed to double check my hand.”

Yachou ~ 2,700,000

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