|Blinds||50,000 / 100,000|
Hand #98: Keith Tilston raised to 125,000 on the button with and Daniel Negreanu three-bet to 375,000 with in the big blind. Tilston quickly got rid of his ten-high and Negreanu picked up the pot.
Hand #99: In a limped pot preflop, the flop came . Negreanu checked with and Tilston checked behind with . The rolled off on the turn and Negreanu bet 50,000. Tilston elected to fold and Negreanu was clearly disappointed with not getting any action.
Hand #100: Tilston limped in from the small blind with and Stephen Chidwick checked his option with . Both players checked the flop and the landed on the turn. Tilston checked again and Chidwick took the opportunity to fire 50,000, getting Tilston to muck his cards.
Hand #101: Chidwick just called from the small blind with and Negreanu agreed to take the flop for cheap with . The flop fell and Chidwick led out for 50,000. Negreanu just called with his trip kings and the landed on the turn.
Chidwick fired another 175,000 with a straight draw and Negreanu just flatted. The peeled off on the river and Chidwick bet 400,000 with his straight. Negreanu leaned back in his chair, unhappy with the runout, and made the call.
Hand #102: Chidwick opened to 100,000 on the button with and Tilston defended his big blind with . The flop came and Tilston checked to Chidwick who continued for 75,000. Tilston called with his open-ended straight draw and the hit the turn. Tilston decided to lead out for 150,000 and Chidwick disposed of his nine-high.
Hand #93: Daniel Negreanu completed with and Keith Tilston checked . Negreanu bet 40,000 on the flop and Tilston called with his straight draw.
The turn gave Negreanu the nut-flush draw and he checked to Keith who now had a small flush draw himself. Tilston threw 120,000 in front of him and Negreanu called. The river filled Negreanu who wanted to go for a check-raise but Tilston checked his six-high flush behind, avoiding any further damage.
The blinds increased to 25,000/50,000 with a 50,000 ante.
Hand #94: Negreanu made it 100,000 on the button with and Stephen Chidwick matched the price out of the big blind, holding . Negreanu hit a full house on the flop but, unfortunately for him, Chidwick didn't want to pay a cent.
Hand #95: Tilston opened to 125,000 with and Chidwick looked down at in the small blind. He three-bet to 330,000 and Tilston made a disciplined fold.
Hand #96: Chidwick raised to 100,000 with and Tilston defended . Both players hit a top pair on the flop where Chidwick continued for 75,000 in position. Tilston called and the hit the felt. The four-straight board slowed the action and the appeared on the river for free. Tilston had a go at it, betting 225,000. Chidwick shoved all-in to force Tilston out.
Hand #97: Negreanu picked up on the button and raised to 100,000. Chidwick defended and outflopped Negreanu on . Negreanu checked back and Chidwick led out 75,000 on the turn. Negreanu called to see the river. Both players checked and Chidwick showed the winner. Negreanu looked at his Big Slick and said: "Stupid hand."
Hand #88: Daniel Negreanu raised to 90,000 on the button with and picked up the blinds and ante.
Hand #89: Stephen Chidwick limped in the small blind with and Negreanu checked his . Chidwick checked the flop and Negreanu made a min-bet of 40,000. Chidwick called as the rolled off on the turn. Another check from Chidwick led to a check from Negreanu as well. The river brought the and Chidwick led out for 200,000. Negreanu snapped it off with a straight and earned the pot.
Hand #90: Chidwick opened to 100,000 on the button with and Tilston re-raised to 350,000 with in the big blind. Chidwick made the laydown and Tilston took down the pot preflop.
Hand #91: Negreanu raised to 90,000 with on the button and forced both of the blinds to fold.
Hand #92: Tilston made it 90,000 to go with on the button and Negreanu called with in the big blind. The flop fell and Negreanu check-folded to a bet of 60,000 from Tilston.
Hand #83: Button Keith Tilston opened to 90,000 with . Stephen Chidwick called with and big blind Daniel Negreanu joined the contest with . Negreanu caught the best of the as the action checked to the original raiser. Tilston continued for 125,000, earning a call from Chidwick. Negreanu moved all-in for 685,000 and both of his rivals quickly mucked, allowing him to scoop the pot.
Hand #84: Chidwick made it 80,000 from the button with and Tilston peeled in the big blind. He three-bet and Chidwick folded.
Hand #85: Tilston completed with and Chidwick checked . Tilston nailed the flop but Chidwick still had outs to draw a better hand. Tilston slow-played his trips and Chidwick took the free card, which was the . Tilston fired 50,000 and Chidwick called. Tilston bet another 75,000 after the completed the board. Chidwick played the board but decided to go for a bluff, making it 250,000. Tilston believed him the ace and laid down his kings full.
Hand #86: Chidwick limped with and Negreanu checked his . They went to the flop where Chidwick stabbed 40,000. Negreanu folded.
Hand #87: Negreanu made a big raise with out of the small blind and Tilston folded his five-four suited.
Hand #78: Keith Tilston received a walk in the big blind.
Hand #79: Daniel Negreanu raised to 80,000 with on the button and Stephen Chidwick shipped all in holding in the big blind. Negreanu instantly mucked his cards.
Hand #80: Tilston raised to 90,000 on the button with and picked up the blinds and ante.
Hand #81: Chidwick opened to 80,000 on the button with and Tilston three-bet to 280,000 with in the big blind. Chidwick made the call as the dealer fanned the flop of . Tilston continued for a bet of 150,000 and Chidwick made the call with top pair. The turn brought the and Tilston led out for another 550,000 after turning a straight draw. Chidwick laid down the best hand as Tilston reclaimed the chip lead.
Hand #82: Tilston raised to 160,000 in the small blind with and Chidwick folded his big blind.
The last three players are taking another 10-minute break in the action.
Hand #73: Keith Tilston started a battle of the blinds with a raise to 150,000 with . Stephen Chidwick defended and they continued to the flop. Tilston bet 110,000 but Chidwick bumped the price to 350,000. Tilston had no connection to the board and let his hand go.
Hand #74: Tilston made it 90,000 on the button with and that was enough to seize the pot.
Hand #75: Daniel Negreanu was in the small blind, limping in with . Tilston checked with . The flop was checked but Negreanu valued the turn at 40,000. Tilston laid his bottom pair down.
Hand #76: Negreanu opened to 90,000 with and Chidwick defended . The flop and turn of the board remained checked before Chidwick led out 115,000 on the river. Negreanu paid him off.
Hand #77: Chidwick limped in with in the small blind and Negreanu agreed to see the flop with his . Chidwick let the betting action to Negreanu who fired 40,000. Chidwick called and the hit the felt on the turn. Negreanu, who improved to an open-ender, barreled with a huge overbet. He made it 350,000 to go. Chidwick called again.
The river missed both players and Chidwick checked for the third time. Negreanu didn't pull the trigger and gave up with a check back. Chidwick cemented his chip lead as the level expired.
Hand #68: Stephen Chidwick just called from the small blind with and Daniel Negreanu raised to 140,000 with in the big blind. Chidwick was unable to continue in the hand as Negreanu picked up a small pot.
Hand #69: Negreanu limped in with in the small blind and Keith Tilston checked his option holding . The flop came and both players checked to the on the turn. Negreanu checked one more time and Tilston fired 65,000 with his straight and flush draw. Negreanu took his time but ended up sending his cards to the muck.
Hand #70: Negreanu raised it up to 90,000 on the button with and picked up the blinds and ante.
Hand #71: Tilston opened to 90,000 with on the button and the blinds both folded.
Hand #72: Negreanu raised to 140,000 in the small blind with and Tilston called with . The flop came and both players smashed the flop. Negreanu led out for 75,000 with the nut flush and Tilston just called with two pair.
The turn was the and Negreanu continued to fire with a bet of 105,000. Tilston just called and the peeled off on the river. Negreanu placed a bet of 425,000 and Tilston was able to get away from his hand with four diamonds on the board.