Mike Ross bet every street from the big blind against small blind Ron Ware, as the board ran out . Ware called the last 37,000 on the end, and Ross announced sevens full, tabling . Ware mucked what looked like .
Chris Vitch's 8-Game run has come to a close. The Day 1 chip leader lost his tournament life when he open-shoved his remaining 350,000 from the small blind, and Ron Ware called in the big blind to put him at risk.
Vitch was in bad shape, hoping for a queen to crack Ware's jacks, but he wouldn't get one. The board was all but dramatic, sending Vitch to the rail in fifth place. The WSOP bracelet winner collected $27,142 for his efforts.
Ware is now navigating more than two million chips, nearly 60 percent of all the goods in play.
Chris Vitch took two on the first draw, and Ron Ware took three in a battle of the blinds. Vitch bet, and Ware called. On the second pull, Vitch patted, and Ware took a card. Ware called another bet, and the draw action repeated. This time, Vitch checked. Ware bet, and Vitch thought awhile, then released.
Fabrice Soulier has doubled up again, this time in the 2-7 Triple Draw. Soulier was in the big blind, and he three-bet after Mike Ross had opened from the button. Ross called, and Soulier stood pat.
Ross drew one, then called Soulier's bet. They ended up all in after the second draw, with Soulier still patting and Ross drawing one.
Soulier opened , and Ross hoped for a five, six or an eight to win the pot and eliminate Soulier as he held four to a wheel with . Soulier's hand, however, remained the winner, as Ross received another deuce. Soulier's all-in was worth 106,000.
Fabrice Soulier called on the button, and Chris Vitch made it 55,000 in the small blind. Soulier called. They took in a flop, and Vitch potted. Soulier said he couldn't call and released his cards, and he slipped down close to 200,000.