Randy Khalil staked his tournament life on an . It cost him.
When we arrived at the table he had already shoved for his last 19,000. It was called by two players, Anthony Henderson and Michael Rodriguez.
Although he was out of the hand, Randy had an open-ended straight draw. Michael, now in a side-pot with Anthony, shoved for his stack (150,000+ chips), which chased Anthony out. Now just the two of them, Michael and Randy flipped their cards. Randy’s faced off against Michael’s .
The turn was an , giving Randy a pair. But it was not enough, as the came down on the river and Michael collected the chips with his victorious pair of queens.
Update: Randy has bought back in and is taking another shot at a birth in Day 2.