Avalos Ascends to Chip Lead
The biggest pot of the tournament is three way all in preflop.
Blinds: 4k/8k/1k ante
Carlos Avalos raises UTG to 21k
Thomas Hoglund calls
Michael Wang is all in for 163k
Hoglund is all in and has both players covered
Avalos snap calls for 527k
Avalos: A♦ A♥
Hoglund K♣ K♦
Wabg K♥ Q♥
Flop: 7♦ 10♦ Q♦ (Wang pair of queens, trips draw)
With a flush on board Avalos is lucky enough to be holding the correct ace and wins the 1.2 million chip pot with the ace high flush. He knocks out Wang and cripples Hoglund to 100k in the process.