Josh "JJ Prodigy" Field is short-stacked after going to war against James Mitchell.
Mitchell looked in trouble with his
going up against Field's
flop looked good to Field, as did the
river wasn't quite as attractive doubling Mitchell through and leaving Field with just 4,500.
James Mitchell is grinding away, now on 29,900 after managing to eliminate an all-in opponent who shoved with
preflop but found himself behind Mitchell's pocket fours.
The board ran out
to give Mitchell the full house and end the opponent's tournament life.
Mitchell has also earned himself a ticket to the DeucesCracked Aussie Millions Academy after having claimed the scalp of Andrew
Seidman earlier in the evening.
Chronis: a stitch in time ...
Josh "JJ Prodigy" Field has dropped down to 20,500 after a recent hand with Nik Haidaris.
Preflop, Haidaris opened to 2,200 and Field raised to 5,400 from the button. The big blind then moved all in for 7,400.
With action back on the Haidaris, he moved all in for 27,400. After thinking it over Field folded, and let the other two players duke it out.
The board ran out
eliminating the big blind and moving Haidaris over 40,000.
Marc Des Anges is storming up the chip counts and is now on 90,000 after taking down a massive pot and claiming the scalp of Dean Hammond.
Hammond raised preflop to 1,900; Des Anges and another opponent in middle position called and it was off to the flop of
Hammond fired out 2,600, the middle position player folded, Des Anges called and the dealer produced the turn of the
Hammond then led out for 5,800 before Des Anges made it 12,000 to go. Hammond pushed the rest of his stack in and Des Anges snap-called.
Des Anges had flopped the flush but Hammond had every chance to double through with another spade on the river.
However this river was full of red paint, in the form of the
. No love for Hammond, he's out.
David Zhao is one of Australia's most promising young players, but he's going to have to try his luck in the repechage after being recently eliminated from play.
Catching the action on the turn on a board of
, Peter Saward checked to Zhao who fired 2,500. Saward made the call and the
fell on the river.
Saward checked and Zhao bet 4,500. Saward then check-raised all in for 14,000 to send Zhao into the tank. He eventually found a call but mucked when Saward revealed
for trip sixes.
Zhao walked away from the table, not realizing he still had 375 chips behind, as his chips were left to (unsuccessfully) fend for themselves.
Toothpick Tony is chewing on the rail
Antonis 'Toothpick Tony' Kambouroglou has hit the rail. A short-stacked Kambouroglou moved in with
and was called for less by another short-stack with
flop left Toothpick Tony in trouble. The
river completed the job.
Kambouroglou was off towards the rail, before he was called back with just a couple of hundred chips left.
A short time later he was eliminated.
Tahtouh: sittin' pretty, as always
Emad Tahtouh led out for 1,525 preflop from early position, only to see an opponent in late position reraise all in. Tahtouh went deep into the tank before making the call, tabling
but found himself behind the opponent's
Tahtouh took the lead on the flop of
and stayed there as the board completed with
Another one bites the dust and Tahtouh continues his charge, now up to 52,500 in chips.