Chris Klodnicki opened and was called by Dennis Eichhorn in the big blind. Eichhorn took three, while Klodnicki took two. Both players checked. On the second draw, Eichhorn took three again, while Klodnicki took two. This time, after Eichhorn checked, Klodnicki bet. Eichhorn called.
On the third draw, Eichhorn took just one, while Klodnicki took two again. Eichhorn bet, Klodnicki raised, and Eichhorn went into the tank and laughed to himself.
"Oh you got very lucky this hand," Eichhorn said. "I was 50-50 to a one-five. Okay, I guess I have to call."
He tossed the call into the pot. "Nine-eight," Klodnicki said. He showed . Eichhorn showed , but it was no good, and Klodnicki scooped the pot.
Mike Matusow was talking to Chirs Klodnicki about game selection.
"I've won all my biggest pots on the games you pick," Matusow said to Klodnicki. "I mean, every time you pick the game, I just win a big pot. Last time was draw. You know what? I guess I'll just pick my best game."
"Darts?" Dennis Eichhorn asked, jokingly.
"Omaha-eight," Matusow said, putting down the plaque.
Racener was the bring-in with the . Action folded to Eichhorn, who completed. Racener called. On fourth street, Eichhorn bet, and Racener called. On fifth, Eichhron checked, Racener bet, and Eichhorn called. On sixth, both players checked. On seventh street, Eichhorn bet, and Racener called.
Eichhorn showed for a six-low and a pair of twos. Racener showed for no pair and a worse low. With that, Eichhorn scooped the pot.
Chris Klodnicki completed on third street, Mike Matusow raised, and Klodnicki called. On fourth street, Klodnicki check-called a bet from Matusow. Both players checked fifth street, Klodnicki bet his open pair on sixth street, and Matusow called. Klodnicki checked on seventh street, Matusow bet, and Klodnicki called.
"Three kings," said Matusow as he exploded out of his seat, showing .
Klodnicki mucked, and Matusow's rail erupted as he collected the pot.
Mike Matusow raised. Action folded to Dennis Eichhorn, and he made it three bets. Matusow made it four bets, and Eichhorn called.
On the first draw, Matusow took one, while Eichhorn took two.
"Oh boy, we're gonna hear it if I win this one," Eichhorn said.
"No we're not," Matusow responded quietly. "Because I'm gonna win this one, and I'm gonna win the f***ing tournament."
"Maybe you will, Mike," Eichhorn said. "Maybe you will."
Matusow bet, and Eichhorn called. On the second draw, Matusow took one again, while Eichhorn took two. Matusow bet a second time, and Eichhorn called. On the last draw, both players took one. Matusow then checked, and Eichhorn bet. Matusow quickly called.
"Jack," Eichhorn said, turning his hand over.
"Nine!" Matusow said, erupting from his chair and turning his hand over. Matusow showed , while Eichhorn mucked. Many on the rail cheered for Matusow as he walked over for high fives.