Cunningham Cut Out
Allen Cunningham's nightmare start to the WSOP continues with another elimination.
Earlier, we caught the action on the turn between Cunningham and John McKinney on a board that read with a pot worth 3,200 in chips. Cunningham led out for 2,500, but McKinney quickly pushed all in. Cunningham called, tabling , but he was behind McKinney's .
The blanked out on the river, leaving Cunningham with just 500 in chips, which he shipped into the middle a short time later, again holding . He found three callers, including Marc Dupré and McKinney, so it was three-handed into the sidepot on a flop that read .
Dupré checked to McKinney, who led out for 925, forcing the other player to fold. Dupré called, then both players checked down the turn of the and the river . McKinney showed but the of Dupré were best, sending Cunningham to the rail.
McKinney is now up to 9,700 while Dupré is not far behind with 9,600.