Lech Eliminated; Hicks Takes from Bourgois
$365 PLO Event #19 Day 1 27/91
Level 10: 500-1,000
Michael Lech sent his stack over to Herve Bourgois and the latter then got involved in a hand right after. Augusto Cavazzini min-raised to 2,000 and Ben Beighle, William Hicks as well as Bourgois in the big blind called. On the 10h 8c 3h, the action checked to Hicks and his bet of 8,500 was just called by Bourgois.
On the Jd turn, Bourgois checked and then mucked the Ah 5h face up after facing a bet of 25,500 by Hicks. The latter moved up to 57,000 while Bourgois has still 90,000 left.
The tournament field is reduced at an alarming pace and just 27 players remain.