Upeshka De Silva Doubles Through Jesse Sylvia into the Chip Lead

Mar 2, 2020

Upeshka De Silva

Following a limp from early position, WPT Champions Club member Jesse Sylvia raises to 28,000 from the hijack. WPTDeepStacks champion Upeshka De Silva (pictured) three-bets to 72,000 from the cutoff, and after the blinds and limper fold, Sylvia makes it 165,000 total.

De Silva responds by moving all in for 694,000, and after the count is confirmed, Sylvia uses two time extensions before making the call to put De Silva at-risk.

Sylvia: Heart AHeart K
De Silva: Spade KDiamond K

The board ran out Club 10Diamond 8Spade 8Club KClub 6 and De Silva finds a double to over 1.4 million in chips.

Upeshka De Silva – 1,409,000
Jesse Sylvia – 3,000

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