And with that, play has finished for the day. The final table will recommence on Monday at noon and not tomorrow. Jonathan Karamalikis leads the field but only five of these eight players will be getting paid with the winner talking home $1.2 million dollars for two days work. Not bad.
The chip counts are as follows:
Seat 1: Bill Jordanou - 195,000
Seat 2: Phil Ivey - 328,000
Seat 3: Tony Bloom - 227,000
Seat 4: Jonathan Karamalikis - 508,000
Seat 5: Howard Lederer - 141,000
Seat 6: Dan Shak - 453,000
Seat 7: Tony G - 200,000
Seat 8: Barry Greenstein - 388,000
Barry Greenstein raised to 30,000 from the cutoff seat and Bill Jordanou called from the button. The flop came down . Greenstein fired 35,000 and Jordanou raised. Greenstein quickly folded his hand and slipped to 300,000. Jordanou is up to 290,000.
Here's some more Phil Ivey action for you. Just as he wasn't looking interested at all in playing poker, he's stormed back by taking down a few pots. This one here was a big one.
Ivey raised to 25,000 and Masa Kagawa reraised from the big blind to 85,000. Ivey potted to put Kagawa all in and Kagawa made the quick call for all of his chips.
Ivey tabled a dominated to Kagawa's .
The flop came down and put Ivey in the lead with a pair of nines. The turn was the and then the river sealed thing with the . Kagawa was eliminated on the hand and Ivey moved up to 290,000.
If you remember back to the World Series of Poker Main Event final table, Ivey busted after getting all in with to Darvin Moon's . Moon spiked a queen and sent Ivey to the rail. This time, it was Ivey on the positive side of a three-outer.