Sam Soverel leads the final table of Event #3: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em after eliminating Daniel Negreanu in eighth place with trips over trips for a nearly two million chip pot near the close of the night.

Negreanu opened to 80,000 from late position, and Soverel defended the big blind. The flop fell , and Negreanu continued for 60,000, Soverel check-raised to 190,000, and Negreanu called. The turn hit the felt, and Soverel moved all-in, having Negreanu just covered. Negreanu snap-called and tabled for trips, but Soverel tabled for trips with a better kicker. Negreanu was eliminated when the completed the board, and Soverel found himself with a massive chip lead.

Joining Soverel at the final table for the second day in a row is Dylan Linde. Linde will head into the stream fourth in chips after finishing third in Event #2. Rounding out the final table are Steve Zolotow, Sergi Reixach, who makes his second final table of the series after finishing third in Event #1, Cary Katz, Chris Brewer, and Bill Klein.

Event #3: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em saw a field of 53 entrants and created a prize pool of $530,000, with the winner taking home $169,600, and the remaining seven players are all guaranteed at least $26,500. Through two events, Ali Imsirovic leads the player of the series race with 183 points, but both Reixach and Linde have a chance to vault Imsirovic with a second-place finish or higher. Soverel will move into the points lead with a first-place finish.

Reixach made quick work of the Event #3 money bubble when he eliminated Seth Davies in the second hand of bubble play. Reixach opened to 65,000 from late position, and Seth Davies moved all-in for 825,000 from the small blind, and Reixach snap-called. Reixach held pocket kings against the ten-nine suited of Davies. Reixach turned a set of kings, and Davies headed to the rail. Other notables to finish just off the money included Stephen Chidwick, Sean Perry, Frank Funaro, and Phil Hellmuth.

Event #3 Final Table
Seat Name Country Chip Count
1 Steve Zolotow United States 1,135,000
2 Dylan Linde United States 755,000
3 Sergi Reixach Spain 1,000,000
4 Sam Soverel United States 2,430,000
5 Bill Klein United States 305,000
6 Chris Brewer United States 470,000
7 Cary Katz United States 530,000

When play resumes, the final seven players will begin level 15, and the button is in seat 7

The final seven players will return to the PokerGO Studio on Friday, July 9, at 12 p.m. PT with the final table airing on PokerGO.com at 1 p.m. PT.

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Sam Soverel, Steve Zolotow, Chris Brewer, Sergi Reixach, Cary Katz, PokerGO Cup, Bill Klein, Dylan Linde