|Blinds||4,000,000 / 8,000,000|
Martin Gavasci opened to 3,200,000 from under the gun and Vincas Tamasauskas pushed all in for 14,900,000 on his left. The action folded around to Phuoc Nguyen in the small blind who re-shoved all in. Gavasci folded and the remaining two hands were tabled.
Tamasauskas had one pair higher than Nguyen looking for a double up. The board ran out and Tamasauskas got what he was looking for.
Martin Gavasci raised to 3,200,000 and it folded to Michael Lee who called in the big blind.
Both checked on the and a showed up on the turn. Lee led out for 7,000,000 and Gavasci tanked for a while before making the call.
A completed the board on the river and Lee sent another bet worth 9,000,000. Gavasci went deep into the tank and ended up calling. Lee announced jack-high and the pot was sent to Gavasco who held for a pair of queens.
The remaining 10 players have now gathered on the unofficial final table. They are taking a quick 10-minute break while the tournament staff colors up some of the chips.
|Seat||Table||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
Phuoc Nguyen raised to 3,800,000 and it folded to Robert Mather who called in the big blind.
On the flop, Mather checked and Nguyen announced all in, putting him at risk for a remaining stack around 8,000,000. Mather quickly called and the cards were tabled.
Nguyen hit a on the turn, giving him the flush, and Mather was eliminated after the completed the board.
The action folded around to Jerry Zehr in the small blind who shipped all in for 8,500,000. Michael Lee lifted his cards and thought for a moment before sticking in the chips to call.
Lee had two live cards but the flop of missed him altogether. The on the turn gave Zehr a pair of jacks but the on the river made Lee a straight.
Jerry Zehr opened to 4,000,000 and only Kevin Rand called in the big blind.
The flop came and Rand check-called Zehr for 3,400,000. On the turn, Rand led out for 2,000,000 and Zehr made the call.
A fell on the river and Rand announced all in, putting Zehr at risk for a remaining stack of 12,500,000. Zehr went deep into the tank but eventually folded.
At one table, Eric Kim pushed all in for 9,800,000 in the cutoff and Jeffrey Stellwagon called from the big blind. Kim showed while Stellwagon had two over cards with . The board ran out and Kim held on for the double up.
Next door, Vincas Tamasauskas opened to 3,800,000 from under the gun. Robert Mather and Martin Gavasci called from the blinds. The flop came and the action checked to Tamasauskas who continued for 2,200,000. Mather folded but Gavasci jammed all in for 8,300,000. Tamasauskas asked for a count and then called.
Gavasci flipped over while Tamasauskas had one over card with . The on the turn and the on the river could not improve Tamasauskas as he also sent chips across the table.
The remaining 12 players are going on a scheduled 15-minute break.