The players are heading on their first 10-minute break of the day. There are still currently all six players remaining with Boutros Nadim holding the chip lead.
|Blinds||60,000 / 120,000|
Hand #35: Sam Soverel raised to 50,000 in the cutoff with and David Peters called from the small blind with . Justin Bonomo shipped all in from the big blind with and got both of his opponents to fold.
Hand #36: Stephen Chidwick received a walk in the big blind with .
Hand #37: David Peters opened to 55,000 in the cutoff with and picked up the blinds and antes.
Hand #30: Justin Young raised the cutoff to 55,000 with and Stephen Chidwick called from the big blind with . Young c-bet 45,000 on the flop but Chidwick pulled off a 130,000 check-raise. Young folded.
Hand #31: Bonomo had the button and he raised to 60,000 with . Boutros Nadim found in the big blind and re-raised to 150,000. Bonomo matched the bid.
Nadim slowed down on the flop, leaving the aggression to Bonomo who bet his wheel draw. Nadim called the offered 125,000 before both players checked the turn. Nadim then led for 125,000 on the river and Bonomo folded.
Hand #32: Chidwick opened the button to 50,000 with and found a caller in small blind Nadim who had . Chidwick checked back the flop and went for value on the turn. His bet of 100,000 ended the hand.
Hand #33: Chidwick raised again to 50,000 and once again it was Nadim who called, this time in position. Chidwick bet another 50,000 on the flop. Nadim folded his , leaving Chidwick's the winner.
Hand #34: Young completed the small blind with and David Peters checked his . Young fired three barrels on the board, putting Peters to a test. Peters called 30,000 on the flop as well as the 75,000 on the turn but took about 90 seconds on the river where Young fired 165,000. Peters eventually announced he was all in for 320,000 and Young quickly folded his seven-high.
Hand #25: David Peters raised to 45,000 from the cutoff with and Boutros Nadim called from the big blind with . The flop came and Boutros easily check-folded to a bet of 75,000 from Peters.
Hand #26: Sam Soverel received a walk in the big blind.
The blinds increased to 10,000/25,000 with a 25,000 ante.
Hand #27: Peters opened to 55,000 from under the gun with and Stephen Chidwick called from the cutoff with . Nadim also tagged along with on the button and the flop came . The action checked around to Nadim on the button who bet 100,000. Peters folded and Chidwick just called with his pair of kings.
The turn brought the and Chidwick checked again. Nadim tossed in another bet of 170,000 and Chidwick check-raised all in for 195,000. Nadim was forced to call another 25,000 and the cards were tabled. Chidwick would need to dodge a three or a six to earn the double up. The dealer burned and turned the on the river and Chidwick received an unlikely double up at the hands of Nadim.
Hand #28: Justin Bonomo raised to 50,000 from under the gun with and Nadim called from the cutoff with . Young tagged along from the small blind with as did Peters in the big blind with . The action checked to Bonomo who bet 75,000 and Nadim quickly called with his nut flush and straight draw. Young also called while Peters folded.
The landed on the turn and the action checked around to the on the river. Young checked one more time and Bonomo did the same. Nadim, sitting on the nut flush, and Young just called with his trip jacks. Bonomo released his hand and Nadim scooped a pot that could have been much larger.
Hand #29: Young opened to 55,000 with and Bonomo called from the big blind with . The flop came and Bonomo check-folded to a bet of 30,000 from Young.
Hand #20: Stephen Chidwick limped from the button with and Boutros Nadim completed with his . Sam Soverel checked his options with and the three saw hit the flop. No bets were made on that street but Chidwick spiked two pair on the turn. Chidwick bet out 80,000 after the action checked to him, but he found no customers.
Justin Bonomo started the hand with a min-raise from the hijack, holding . Nadim flatted on the button and big blind Justin Young joined the contest as well, calling with . The 8JA flop was checked to Nadim who fired 125,000 only to see Young check-raise to 270,000. Bonomo walked out of the way and Nadim folded as well.
Hand #22: Bonomo peeled in the second position and min-raised. Nadim found once again and stuck to his previous strategy, flatting in position. The heads-up battle continued on the board where Bonomo check-called 110,000 on the flop and another 125,000 on the turn. The river brought two quick checks and Bonomo claimed a sizeable pot.
Hand #23: Nadim opened to 55,000 from the hijack and Soverel re-raised to 160,000. Nadim accepted the price and the dealer dealt the flop. Nadim led big, making it 325,000 but Soverel wasn't ready to give up. He called and the appeared on the turn. Nadim shoved for 590,000 and Soverel took about a minute before calling.
Soverel was in bad shape and the river sealed the huge double for Nadim who vaulted to the top of the chip counts.
Hand #24: Nadim was once again in the epicentre of the action, opening to 60,000 with . Bonomo called with in the small blind but he folded when Nadim bet another 75,000 on the flop.
Hand #15: Justin Bonomo raised to 45,000 from the hijack with and Sam Soverel called from the small blind with . The flop came and both players checked to the on the turn. Soverel led out for 50,000 and Bonomo let his hand go.
Hand #16: Soverel raised to 45,000 on the button with and David Peters called from the big blind with . The flop came and Peters checked to Soverel who bet 50,000 with his two pair. Peters called and then checked again on the turn card. Soverel fired another 90,000 and that was good enough to earn him the pot.
Hand #17: Stephen Chidwick opened to 45,000 from under the gun with and Justin Bonomo called from the big blind with . The flop came and both players checked to the on the turn. Bonomo checked again, afraid of the ace and Chidwick sensed an opportunity to bet 120,000. Bonomo called with his pair of nines and the rolled off on the river. Bonomo checked for the third time and Chidwick checked behind, allowing Bonomo to win the pot.
Hand #18: Justin Young opened to 45,000 from the hijack with and Justin Bonomo three-bet to 175,000 out of the small blind with . Young mucked his cards and Bonomo earned another pot.
Hand #19: David Peters shoved all in for 275,000 in the cutoff with and Stephen Chidwick moved all in over the top with . Peters was in a dominating position to double up and the flop was a safe one for Peters. The turn brought the and Chidwick was left drawing to a jack. The river landed the and Peters got a full double up.
Hand #13: From the button, Justin Bonomo raised to 40,000 with . Small blind Stephen Chidwick decided to three-bet, making it 145,000 to go with . Chidwick found no resistance and raked in the pot.
Hand #14: In the battle of blinds, Boutros Nadim raised to 40,000 with and Sam Soverel defended in position. The flop favoured Nadim who continued for an unclear amount. Soverel gave it a brief thought before laying his hand down.
Hand #8: Stephen Chidwick raised to 35,000 on the button with and Boutros Nadim three-bet to 84,000 out of the small blind with . Chidwick shipped all in for 551,000 and Nadim was sent into the tank. He eventually found the correct fold and Chidwick raked in the pot.
Hand #9: Chidwick opened to 35,000 from the cutoff with but could not get any action.
Hand #10: Chidwick opened to 35,000 for the third hand in a row with and David Peters defended his big blind with . The flop fell and Peters checked to Chidwick who continued for 31,000. Peters called with middle pair and the hit the turn. Both players checked to the on the river and Peters checked one more time. Chidwick tossed in a bet of 125,000 with top pair and Peters laid his hand down.
Hand #11: David Peters limped in from the small blind with and Justin Bonomo raised it up to 55,000 in the big blind with . Peters came along for the ride to the flop of . Peters check-called a bet of 45,000 from Bonomo and the landed on the turn. That slowed the action with a couple of checks and the completed the board. Peters checked again and Bonomo fired 110,000 with the best hand. Peters made the fold again and Bonomo earned himself the pot.
Hand #12: Bonomo called from the small blind with and Chidwick checked his option holding . The flop came and Bonomo led out for 16,000. Chidwick called with bottom pair and the fell on the turn. Bonomo fired a second bullet of 60,000 and Chidwick laid down the best hand.