|Blinds||80,000 / 160,000|
Hand #156: Scott Wellenbach opened to 300,000 under the gun with and won the blinds.
Hand #157: Chino Rheem raised to 275,000 on the button with . Pavel Veksler found in the small blind and simply shoved for 4,635,000.
"I have to open though," Rheem said while open-folding his hand.
Hand #158: Veksler now had on the button, raised to 240,000 and won the hand.
Hand #159: Veksler tried for three in a row with under the gun. Wellenbach three-bet shoved on the button for 2,515,000 and scored rapid folds.
Hand #160: Veksler got a walk with .
Hand #161: Veksler made it 380,000 in the small blind with and Wellenbach folded .
The players went on a 20-minute break afterwards
Hand #155: Vicent Bosca raised to 260,000 with the in the cutoff and Chino Rheem defended out of the big blind with . The flop came to give Rheem bottom pair and Bosca a gutshot and the nutflushdraw.
Rheem checked over to the Spaniard and Bosca bet 300,000, Rheem check-shoved and Bosca called for 1,535,000.
"We are ahead," Rheem joked and Daniel Strelitz also called out the hands to the rail, the shouting started.
The Spanish rail asked for the , but the turn and the river failed to improve Bosca. He was eliminated in 5th place for $396,880.
"And you say I am crazy?" Pavel Veksler said in table chat.
Down to the last four players, Rheem has 55% of the chips in play.
Hand #152: Pavel Veksler raised to 380,000 with in the small blind, Vicent Bosca defended in the big. The gave Bosca a wheel draw. Veksler continued with 275,000 and Bosca folded, leaving him with 16 big blinds.
Hand #153: Veksler raised to 340,000 on the button with and Scott Wellenbach defended . Neither player caught a piece of the and Veksler won it with a 200,000 bet.
Hand #154: Bosca limped in on the button with , Wellenbach completed and Daniel Strelitz got in for free with . The flop and turn got checked around.
On the river, Strelitz fired a bluff of 300,000 at it and shook out Bosca's six.
Hand #147: Pavel Veksler in the small blind moved all in with the and Vicent Bosca folded the in the big blind.
Hand #148: First to act, Daniel Strelitz raised to 240,000 with and Scott Wellenbach defended the in the big blind. They headed to the flop and Wellenbach checked, Strelitz continued for 275,000 and picked up a call.
After the turn, Wellenbach checked once more and Strelitz fired a second barrel for 675,000 to force the fold.
Hand #149: Chino Rheem opened the and Pavel Veksler in the cutoff three-bet to 850,000 with to force a fold from Rheem.
Hand #150: Veksler opened under the gun to 240,000 with and Bosca moved all in from the cutoff for 2,405,000 with . Wellenbach had on the button and Veksler was not interested in calling either.
Hand #151: Bosca limped the and Wellenbach did so from the cutoff with , Rheem called with in the small blind and Veksler checked with in the big blind. The flop was checked to Bosca and he bet 350,000. Wellenbach folded and Rheem moved all in to leave the Spaniard on just 20 big blinds.
Hand #142: Chino Rheem raised to 275,000 on the button with and Pavel Veksler defended . Rheem bet 325,000 on the flop and Veksler called. Both turn and river went check/check, Rheem won the hand.
Hand #143: Rheem raised 275,000 from the cutoff with , Vicent Bosca called from the small blind, Scott Wellenbach three-bet shoved 3,500,000 from the big blind with .
Hand #144: From the cutoff, Veksler raised to 240,000. In the big blind, Daniel Strelitz three-bet to 800,000 with the optional , which got a fold from Veksler.
Hand #145: Veksler raised with to 240,000 first to act and Rheem defended . The flop smashed Rheem and he checked to Veksler. The Ukranian bet 200,000, Rheem quickly check-raised to 500,000 and Veksler called.
The double-paired the board and Rheem bet 895,000. Veksler, drawing dead, made a good laydown.
Hand #146: Scott Wellenbach raised to 300,000 from the cutoff with . Rheem called from the small blind and Veksler bought a flop with .
The flop got checked around. Veksler bet 575,000 and both Wellenbach and Rheem folded their fives.
Hand #137: Scott Wellenbach raised to 300,000 first to act with and Chino Rheem three-bet to 800,000 on the button with . Pavel Veksler folded in the small blind and Vicent Bosca also got out of the way. Wellenbach let go and Rheem's rail started clapping.
Hand #138: Rheem opened to 275,000 with in the cutoff and Wellenback tossed in the additional chips with to spike a flushdraw on the flop. Wellenbach checked and Rheem continued for 400,000 with his gutshot. The turn was the and Wellenbach quickly checked again, Rheem now made it 800,000 to go.
Wellenbach gave it some thought and folded, Rheem moved to nearly 100 big blinds and almost half of the chips in play.
Hand #139: Veksler raised to 240,000 in the cutoff with and Wellenbach shoved for 2,420,000 in the small blind with , no call followed.
Hand #140: Vicent Bosca limped in the cutoff and Wellenbach raised to 420,000 in the cutoff with the . Bosca called and flopped top pair on , while Wellenbach had two overs and the nut flush draw. Bosca checked and Wellenbach continued for 600,000 to claim the pot right there.
Hand #141: Bosca raised to 260,000 first to act with and Wellenbach folded jack-ten. Daniel Strelitz on the button shoved for 2,580,000 with and that shut down all further action.
Hand #132: Scott Wellenbach made it 300,000 from under the gun with , Chino Rheem three-bet to 900,000 on the button with and Wellenbach folded.
Hand #133: Pavel Veksler raised to 240,000 on the button with . Vicent Bosca had in the small blind and folded, Wellenbach called in the big blind.
Wellenbach flopped top pair on and check-called 330,000 from Veksler. Veksler checked back the turn and rivered the for a set. Wellenbach checked, Veksler went for a big bet of 875,000, Wellenbach called and was shown the bad news.
Hand #134: First to act, Chino Rheem raised to 275,000 with the . Vicent Bosca called on the button with . Wellenbach three-bet shoved 2,475,000 with from the small blind and received two quick folds.
Hand #135: Wellenbach raised to 300,000 on the button with and everyone folded.
Hand #136: Bosca made it 260,000 from under the gun with and won the hand.
Hand #127: A walk for Vicent Bosca in the big blind.
Hand #128: Pavel Veksler raised the button to 240,000 with and Scott Wellenbach in the big blind checked the stack size of Veksler with the . His shot clock ran down to a few seconds and he three-bet to 960,000, Veksler folded instantly.
Hand #129: A walk for Daniel Strelitz with the .
Hand #130: Strelitz completed from the small blind with and Chino Rheem raised to 400,000 in the big blind with to force a quick fold from Strelitz.
Hand #131: Rheem limped in the small blind with and Veksler knuckled the table with the . The flop brought and Rheem bet 175,000, Veksler raised to 400,000 and that shut down his opponent.
Hand #122: Scott Wellenbach raised to 300,000 from under the gun with and Chino Rheem called on the button.
Wellenbach bet 500,000 on the flop and Rheem called with middle pair. The turn was the and Wellenbach fired a second barrel worth 1,000,000. Rheem peeked at his hole cards, then folded the best hand.
"What did you have?" Rheem inquired?
"Two cards," Wellenbach quipped. "I thought they were better than your two... maybe they weren't."
"That was a bluff, right? Good bluff. I had a pair," Rheem complimented his opponent.
Hand #123: Rheem raised to 275,000 from the cutoff and Wellenbach defended . The gave something for both players and Wellenbach check-called 400,000 from Rheem.
The on the turn made Wellenbach check. This time, it was Rheem who fired a second barrel worth 800,000 with the worst of it, and Wellenbach gave it up.
Hand #124: Daniel Strelitz got a walk with and showed.
Hand #125: Strelitz, now in the small blind, completed and Rheem checked . Rheem bet 150,000 on the flop for a quick pot.
Hand #126: Vicent Bosca raised to 260,000 from under the gun with . Pavel Veksler had in the big blind and saw a flop.
The flop was and Bosca got Veksler off the chop with a bet of 350,000.