Lin has about 16,000 in her stack as we approach the dinner break.
Two short stacks were all in preflop with and , while APPT Seoul champion Yoshihiro Tasaka also moved all in with . Ellis had them all covered but needed to improve as she tabled .
She certainly improved when the flop landed for a pair of aces and a commanding lead in the hand. With Tasaka crying for a nine, the turn was the , giving the short-stack with a glimmer of hope for an unlikely victory with his flush draw. However the river bricked the and Ellis sends all three opponents to the rail in sensational fashion to jump up to 85,000 chips!
"It was my favorite hand...pocket kings!" said Parker.
All in preflop with his short stack against an opponent's , the flop of was disastrous for Parker, giving his opponent two pair. The turn and river provided no miracles to bring his tournament to an end.
The agony: a flop of .
The ecstasy: turning a queen and ducking your opponent's bigger full house outs on the river.
That was the story of Dimitrios Pappis in a recent hand at Table 17. As a result of spiking his two-outer on the turn, Pappis sent a player to the rail and increased his chip count to about 42,000.
Roh has 64,000 chips, with Natasha Ellis not far behind with around 50,000 and Melvin Matibag in third chip position with 46,000.
Well we don't have any World Champions in today's field, but one distinction today's field has over yesterday is that it features a Miss Earth! Priscilla Meirelles, Miss Earth in 2004, is proving very popular here today and attracting the attention of photographers as she has drawn the same table as Celina Lin.
The Brazilian-born model is a big poker fan and is progressing very well today with over 20,000 chips to be towards the top-end of our chip count leaderboard.
PokerNews presenter Melissa Castello recently caught up with Priscilla to chat about the game and her current table.