Hand #37: Joe Morneau raised to 200,000 from early position and Alex Case moved all in for 170,000 from the next seat over. Roland Israelashvili called from the hijack and everyone else folded. Morneau bet 100,000 on the flop, and Israelashvili folded. Morneau held , while Case showed . The and finished out the board, and Case was the first to fall on Day 4.
Hand #36: Alexander Case opened to 200,000 from the hijack and Cuong Van Nguyen called from the big blind. The flop came down and Nguyen checked to Case who bet 100,000. Nguyen check-raised to 400,000, Case shoved, and Nguyen called all in for 1.37 million with for top two pair. Case trailed with and couldn't catch up when the turn and [As\ river locked up the pot for Nguyen.
Welcome to PokerNews' Day 4 coverage of Event #58: $1,111 Little One for One Drop No-Limit Hold'em. The starting field of 4,756 entries is down to just eight players, each looking to capture a coveted World Series of Poker gold bracelet, as well as the $663,727 first-place prize.
Nghi "Henry" Tran is the chip leader entering Day 4 and is looking to make his seventh career WSOP cash a bracelet win. Second in chips is east-coast grinder Roland Israelashvili. This event marks Roland's 31st career WSOP cash and he is looking to capture that elusive first bracelet. Justin Zaki has nearly seven figures in career live earnings and is looking to not only eclipse that mark, but to notch his first live victory as well.
Here is how a look at the final table seating and chip counts:
Cuong Van Nguyen
Play is set to resume at 1 p.m. local time, about half an hour from now, and will play down to a champion. Be sure to keep it here throughout the day as the quest to crown one of the final WSOP champions of the summer concludes.
Event #58: $1,111 Little One for One Drop No-Limit Hold'em