Hand #81: Ray Qartomy Eliminated in 3rd Place ($235,000)

May 26, 2022

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Photo:  Ray Qartomy reacts to picking up a gutshot straight draw on the turn.

Chance Kornuth raises from the button to 500,000, Ray Qartomy (pictured) moves all in from the big blind for 1,650,000, and Kornuth calls with Spade JClub J.

Qartomy turns over Spade 5Diamond 5, and needs to improve to stay alive.

The board comes Spade ADiamond 7Spade 3Diamond 2Spade 7, and Qartomy turns a gutshot straight draw, but improves no further. Kornuth wins the pot with his pocket jacks to eliminate Qartomy in third place.

Seat 1.  Steve Buckner  –  10,850,000  (43 bb)
Seat 4.  Ray Qartomy  –  Eliminated in 3rd Place  ($235,000)
Seat 5.  Chance Kornuth  –  28,500,000  (114 bb)

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Photo:  Ray Qartomy (left) receives a congratulatory hug from Chance Kornuth (right).

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