Ryan Wolfson Eliminated in 271st Place by Paulius Vaitiekunas

Dec 17, 2023

Paulius Vaitiekunas Photo: Paulius Vaitiekunas

Upeshka De Silva opens to 50,000 UTG+1 and receives calls from John Anderson in the hijack and Ryan Wolfson in the cutoff. Paulius Vaitiekunas three-bets to 135,000 in the big blind and action folds back to Wolfson, who announces he’s all in.

Vaitiekunas asks for a count, which is totaled to 1,465,000, and he thinks for a few moments before calling.

Wolfson shows Spade 9Club 9 and asks if he’s up against a bigger pair. Vaitiekunas confirms, showing Heart JSpade J.

The board runs out Diamond KSpade 10Spade 3Spade QDiamond 9 — Wolfson asks for a nine after the flop, then asks for no nine on the turn. He hits his set on the river, but Vaitiekunas makes a straight and remains on top to eliminate Wolfson from the tournament.

Paulius Vaitiekunas – 4,950,000 (198 bb)
Upeshka De Silva – 2,735,000 (109 bb)
John Anderson – 730,000 (29 bb)
Ryan Wolfson –¬†Eliminated in 271st Place ($23,200)

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