While Montgomery stacked his chips, he was dealt another hand. One player opened the pot with a 625-chip raise in middle position, the player next to speak called, and Montogomery re-popped it to 2,650 from the small blind.
The initial raiser folded and the other player called.
The flop ran out and Montgomery fired a 6,000-chip bet after his opponent checked. His opponent called.
The turn card was a and all the chips went in. Montogmery's opponent check-raised all in his 15,000-chip bet and Montgomery called.
Ther river card was a bricked and Montgomery is now up to 70,000 chips.
We arrived on the scene just in time to see that David Sands had re-raised an early position raiser from 700 to 1,875. A player in middle position then four-bet to 3,200 with Sands five-betting to 5,475 after the early position player folded, resulting in a fold from his opponent.
After all that raising, Sands is up to 24,000.
Play this evening is set to conclude when we have about 248 players left. We started the night with 2,486 and are already down to about 480. We don't know exactly when the magic number will hit, but we expect it to occur sometime within the next two hours.
In middle position, Sandra Naujoks opened the pot with a 575-chip raise. The player on the button moved all in for an additional 75 chips. The big blind called and so did Naujoks.
The flop came out and Sandra fired a 700-chip bet after her opponent checked, and was called.
The turn card was a and Sandra re-raised to 3,600 after a 1,400-chip bet made by her opponent. Her opponent called.
The river brought another seven do the table and Sandra tabled for quads.
Sandra Naujoks is now up to 12,000 chips.