Woods (during Main Event): advances
Pickering (during Opening Event): eliminated
Martin Gudvangen has managed to draw first blood in his match against Jamie Pickering.
Pickering tried to make a move with
but Gudvangen called him down with
, with the board improving neither hand.
John Tabatabi has just managed to make it all square in his Round 2 match against Daniel Smith.
Smith got the last of his money into the middle with
, but found himself behind Tabatabai's
The board improved neither hand and Tabatabi is looking far more relaxed, now getting a massage from Sherrie Gelberg.
With the first three quarter finalists decided, the current situation for the other five matches are as follows:
Barry Woods: 1 vs. George Moussa: 0
Daniel Smith: 1 vs. John Tabatabai*: 0
Neither player has drawn first blood in the following matches:
Jamie Pickering vs. Martin Gudvangen
Ralph Burd vs. Sam Vakili*
Eugene Katchalov vs. Andrew Lichtenberger*
*denotes player coming off a bye in Round 1
Selbst (during Main Event): advances
The money was all in on a flop that read
between Vanessa Selbst and Kyle Cheong in their second match and we caught the action as the cards were tabled:
Cheong kept the lead when the
fell on the turn, but Selbst struck gold with the river
and sent Cheong out in straight sets.
Selbst is now waiting to play either Sam Vakili or Ralph Burd in the quarter finals.