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Event 5: William Watson Wins Coco Gold Ring ($6,805); Ian O’Hara – 2nd Place ($4,211)

$400 NLH (Re-Entry) | Payouts
Level 23: 8,000/16,000 with a 2,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 55

William Watson

Ian O’Hara managed to double up during heads-up play, but ultimately met his fate finishing second.

On the final hand, O’Hara was all-in and claimed strong holdings of askd. Watson’s hand was made, but far from a winner as he turned over 2s2d for a race.

Runout: jh9h7c6htd

O’Hara never paired and his ace-king high was no good. Watson scooped the tournament’s final pot and went down as the champion earning $6,805. O’Hara was given $4,211 for his second-place finish.

Ian O’Hara

A complete report will be posted later this evening. In the meantime, here’s a look at the tournament’s final results:

1st: William Watson – $6,805 + WSOP Circuit ring
2nd: Ian O’Hara – $4,211
3rd: Zo Karim – $2,759
4th: Greg – Paryani – $1,906
5th: Matt Bretzfield – $1,398
6th: John Gorsuch – $1,071

Event 5: Zo Karim – 3rd Place ($2,759)

$400 NLH (Re-Entry) | Payouts
Level 22: 6,000/12,000 with a 2,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 55

Zo Karim

In a blind-versus-blind battle, William Watson (big) and Zo Karim (small) got Karim’s roughly 240,000 chips in the middle preflop.

Watson: 7d7h
Karim: 2c2d

Runout: kd3s3h4sqc

Karim’s deuces were no good and he hit the rail third leaving Watson and Ian O’Hara to battle heads up.

William Watson – 641,000 (53 bb)
Ian O’Hara – 184,000 (15 bb)
Zo Karim – Eliminated in 3rd place ($2,759)

Event 5: Greg Paryani — 4th Place ($1,906)

$400 NLH (Re-Entry) | Payouts
Level 22: 6,000/12,000 with a 2,000 ante
Players Remaining: 3 of 55

Greg Paryani

Greg Paryani shoved the small blind and William Watson called from the big. Start-of-day chip leader Paryani was the at-risk player.

Paryani: actd
Watson: ah3h

Runout: 8d7d3sad2c

Watson hit a pair giving him the best of it. Paryani was eliminated in fourth place earning $1,906.

William Watson – 400,000 (33 bb)
Greg Paryani – Eliminated in 4th place ($1,906)

Event 5: Zo Karim Doubles through Ian O’Hara; O’Hara Doubles through Greg Paryani

$400 NLH (Re-Entry) | Payouts
Level 22: 6,000/12,000 with a 2,000 ante
Players Remaining: 4 of 55

Ian O’Hara was under the gun and raised to 20,000. Zo Karim shoved the big blind and O’Hara called.

Karim: as9h
O’Hara: ksjd

Runout: qhtc8c6hqc

Karim doubled through O’Hara.

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A short time late, shortstack O’Hara got his last 113,000 in the middle holding kcqs versus Greg Paryani’s ac4s. The fell two queens giving O’Hara trips and he never looked back doubling through Paryani.

Ian O’Hara – 231,000 (19 bb)
Zo Karim – 220,000 (18 bb)
Greg Paryani – 91,000 (7 bb)

 

Event 5: Ian O’Hara Doubles through William Watson

$400 NLH (Re-Entry) | Payouts
Level 20: 4,000/8,000 with a 1,000 ante
Players Remaining: 4 of 55

Zo Karim raised to 16,000 and Ian O’Hara shoved for 92,000. It folded to William Watson in the big blind and he shoved for more. Karim folded and O’Hara was heads-up for his tournament life versus Watson.

Watson: asah
O’Hara: 4s4c

Runout: 5s4h2hks7s

O’Hara spiked an unlikely set to stay alive and double through Watson.

Ian O’Hara – 216,000 (27 bb)
William Watson – 115,000 (14 bb)

Event 5: Zo Karim Doubles through Ian O’Hara

$400 NLH (Re-Entry) | Payouts
Level 20: 4,000/8,000 with a 1,000 ante
Players Remaining: 4 of 55

Ian O’Hara raised under the gun and it folded to Zo Karim in the big blind. Karim shoved for 79,000 total and O’Hara called.

Karim: 9s9h
O’Hara: qsjs

The runout didn’t improve O’Hara and Karim doubled up.

Zo Karim – 178,000 (22 bb)
Ian O’Hara – 135,000 (16 bb)

Event 5: William Watson Doubles through Ian O’Hara

$400 NLH (Re-Entry) | Payouts
Level 20: 4,000/8,000 with a 1,000 ante
Players Remaining: 4 of 55

There was three-way action between William Watson in the big blind, Zo Karim in the cutoff and Ian O’Hara on the button. The flop fell 9h5d2s and it checked to O’Hara who bet 14,000. Watson check-shoved for 116,000 total and Karim folded. O’Hara called putting Watson at risk.

Watson: jd9c for top pair
O’Hara: 6s5d for a pair of sixes

Turn and river: 7h4h

None of O’Hara’s outs came and Watson doubled through the South Florida pro.

William Watson – 296,000 (37 bb)
Ian O’Hara – 260,000 (32 bb)

Event 5: William Watson Doubles through Zo Karim

$400 NLH (Re-Entry) | Payouts
Level 19: 3,000/6,000 with a 1,000 ante
Players Remaining: 4 of 55

William Watson open-shoved the cutoff for 69,000 and Zo Karim jammed the button for more. Ian O’Hara and Greg Paryani folded their blinds and Karim had Watson at risk.

Watson: qcqh
Karim: jsjd

Runout: ts8c6sqs6c

Watson’s set of queens was best and he doubled through Karim.

William Watson – 151,000 (25 bb)
Zo Karim – 92,000 (15 bb)

Event 5: Matt Bretzfield — 5th Place ($1,398)

$400 NLH (Re-Entry) | Payouts
Level 19: 3,000/6,000 with a 1,000 ante
Players Remaining: 4 of 55

Matt Bretzfield

Ian O’Hara limped the small blind and Matt Bretzfield shoved about 100,000 from the big. O’Hara received a rough count and called putting Bretzfield at risk.

Bretzfield: ahqh
O’Hara: ad7d

Runout: kstc4s7h4d

O’Hara spiked a three-outer on the turn to improve to a pair and eliminate Bretzfield in fifth place.

Ian O’Hara — 294,000 (49 bb)
Matt Bretzfield — Eliminated in 5th place ($1,398)

Event 5: Five Remain from 55 Starting; Play Resumes at 2pm

$400 NLH (Re-Entry)
Level 19: 3,000/6,000 with a 1,000 ante | Payouts
Players Remaining: 5 of 55

Greg Paryani pictured on Day 1

From 55 starting only five remain in Event 4, yesterday’s 4pm $400 buy-in ring event. They are in the money and Greg Paryani tops the action with a stack of 237,000. It’s a tough crew left with the likes of Ian O’Hara and Zo Karim also contending.

Seating assignments with chip counts:

Seat 1: Matt Bretzfield – 104,000
Seat 2: Greg Paryani – 237,000
Seat 3: William Watson – 140,000
Seat 4: Zo Karim – 153,000
Seat 5: Ian O’Hara – 196,000

Remaining payouts:

1st: $6,805 + WSOP Circuit ring
2nd: $4,211
3rd: $2,759
4th: $1,906
5th: $1,398

Updates results:

6th: John Gorsuch – $1,071

Cards go in the air at 2pm and we’ll provide updates all the way through to a champion.