Shi Chen Doubles Through Upeshka De Silva

Mar 2, 2020

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WPT Champions Club member Jesse Sylvia raises to 13,000 from middle position and WPTDeepStacks champion Upeshka De Silva (pictured below) calls in the hijack. Gal Yifrach comes along from the button, as does Shi Chen (pictured above) from the big blind.

The flop lands Heart 8Club 5Spade 3 and action checks to De Silva who bets 22,000. Yifrach and Chen both call, but Sylvia check-raises to 96,000.

De Silva calls, and Yifrach folds. Chen elects to move all in for 282,000, and after Sylvia folds, De Silva calls.

De Silva: Spade 6Spade 4
Chen: Heart 5Club 3

The turn and river land the Heart J and Diamond 9, and Chen scores a double.

Shi Chen – 742,000
Jesse Sylvia – 700,000
Upeshka De Silva – 315,000

Upeshka De Silva

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