For the whole story, see our Made Hand Poker blog with Mark Scalia.
The day didn’t start well for Ivey. Entering the final table as the chip leader with a little over 4 million in chips, he lost almost half of his stack on the very first hand of the evening. Action was folded to Ivey, who was the small blind, and he raised 240,000 and Woody Moore pushed all in for 1.5 million. Ivey thought for approximately five minutes before calling with A-9. Unfortunately for Ivey, Moore had A-Q and doubled up.