Ryan Riess limped in from the small blind and Dan Smith made it 42,000 to go from the big blind. Riess called and then checked when the flop came . Smith continued for 25,000 and Riess check-raised to 68,000. Smith called to see the pair the board on the turn.
Riess checked this time and Dan Smith pushed in a bet of 140,000. Riess check-raised all in for 423,000 and Smith made the call. Riess tabled for quad deuces and Smith was left drawing dead with . When the chips were counted, Smith was left with just 3,000 and would go on to bust on the next hand.
Riess started his journey up the leaderboard when he flopped a set of deuces earlier on in the day. Along with Smith, Adrian Mateos left his seat after he busted to Jake Schindler, leaving just 11 players remaining. The two tables will now be hand-for-hand on the money bubble.