Nenad Medic and Christian Harder reached a flop where Harder led for 12,000 and Medic made the call. On the turn, both players checked, leading to bet of 16,000 from Medic on the river. Harder made the call, but folded upon being shown . Not only did Medic spike the case 10, but he picked up the flush too. Pure greed!
After a series of lost pots, Chris Hyong Chang has fought back with a double up to 215,000. In a battle of the blinds, John Barch put Hyong Chang all in for a total of 98,000 with , only to find himself dominated by . Despite his good form, Barch couldn't quite out-gun his neighbour, Hyong Chang surviving a board to be blessed by the sight of his stack increasing two-fold. Barch down to 490,000.
Five players limped in preflop, including Denton Pfister and Tyler Patterson in the blinds. Everyone checked the flop, but Peter Costa took a stab on the turn with a behemoth of a bet: 8,000. Nenad Medic and Christian Harder folded, but Pfister and Tyler Patterson made the call.
The river was the , and with both players checking, Costa decided to up the ante by leading for 13,000. This time he received just the one call from Patterson, who quickly mucked his hand upon being shown a triumphant .
Five players saw a flop on Table 369, and all five of them checked around.
After the turned though, Nenad Medic bet 16,000 when checked to. Denton Pfister raised to 45,000 and Medic was his only caller.
The river brought the and Medic checked to Pfister who reached for a stack of orange T5,000 chips. He cut out 100,000 worth, but only slid in 20,000 at a time. The dealer stopped him and said that he could only bet the first 20,000-chip stack because it had to be one single motion.
Medic took the initiative and raised to 120,000. Pfister called and mucked when Medic showed for a rivered straight.
Pfister slipped to 114,000 chips and Medic's up to 600,000.
Steeley has been chased out of the tournament, the man in pursuit being the wonderfully named Klinghammer Thibaut. Steely made the first incision, raising it up to 28,000 before being reraised by Klinghammer. Steely pushed all in for 62,000 and Klinghammer made the call.
On their backs and it was Klinghammer who had the goods, in dominating shape against the of Steely. The board was about as decisive as a Rooney strike on Saturday, and Steely was gone.