Ryan Eriquezzo raised to 46,000 preflop and Mark Salinaro moved all in from the button for around 300,000 more. Luis Vazquez, in the big blind, made the call and Eriquezzo folded [Ad][Jd] face up. The players turned over:
Salinaro [Kc][Jc] Vazquez [Th][Ts]
The board ran out [7c][2c][2s][2h][5d] and Vazquez won the pot to eliminate Salinaro in 8th place.
Luis Vazquez raised to 32,000 preflop and Louis Lynch reraised to 102,000. Vazquez made the call and the flop came down [8d][8h][2d]. Vazquez checked and Lynch bet 150,000. Vazquez min-raised to 300,000 and Lynch made the call.
The turn was the [Kh] and both players quickly checked. The river came the [6h] and Vazquez fired 400,000. Lynch tanked for a few minutes before making the call.
Vazquez turned over [Ah][7h] for the runner runner flush and Lynch mucked his hand.
Luis Vazquez in now right at two million in chips.
Ryan Carey raised to 28,000 from under the gun and Luis Vazquez made the call. Louis Lynch then raised to 98,000. Carey reraised to 293,000 total and Vazquez folded. Lynch thought for a moment and then moved all in. Carey made the call and they turned over:
Lynch [Kh][Ks] Carey [As][Kc]
The flop came down [Ah][Th][9h], giving Carey the lead with a pair of aces but Lynch the nut flush draw. The turn was a harmless [Js]. The river came the [Kd], giving Carey two pair but Lynch a set of kings. Lynch won the hand to double up.
Ryan Carey was left with only 11,000 in chips and was all in on the big blind on the very next hand. He was eliminated by Brian Lemke.
Carey takes home $15,781 for his 9th place finish.
The final table of the Foxwoods Poker Classic $3,500 Main Event is about to get underway.
The chip counts and seat assignments are as follows:
1. Tim Ulmer 531,000 2. John Manwaring 806,000 3. Ryan Eriquezzo 222,000 4. Mark Salinaro 755,000 5. Ryan Carey 846,000 6. Jason Laso 903,000 7. Luis Vazquez 1,445,000 8. Brian Lemke 739,000 9. Louis Lynch 663,000