Lauren Kling is the current chipleader of this tournament with 45,000 chips.
Anthony Yea put his last 5,800 chips in the middle on a flop of and was called by an opponent who tabled. Yeh flipped over and was ahead of his opponent's . The came on the turn and Yeh's opponent made a flush when the came on the river.
Lauren Kling has been playing aggressively, recently knocking out two players at her table.
In the first hand, there were four callers to a hand with a raise coming from the player acting under the gun. When the flop came the original raiser bet out 3,100 and Kling re-raised to 7,000. Action folded to the original raiser who four-bet putting himself all in and Kling called.
Kling made a straight when the turn came . The river was and was of no help to her opponent.
Not long afterwards Kling called an opponent's all in on a flop reading . Kling showed and her opponent mucked before the turn and river could fall.
On a flop that read Antonio Esfandiari ended up all in against a player holding . We didn't see the exact hand, but Esfandiari was on a club draw and bricked when the turn card, the , sealed it for his opponent.
Esfandiari still on a good shape and over 30k.
J.J. Liu got all 8,000 of her chips in the middle against an opponent holding . Her pair won the race when the board came . Liu now has about 8,000 in chips thanks to her namesake hand holding up.
Lauren Kling bumped action up when the player in the small blind limped and was met with a call. On a flop of the small blind checked and Kling shoved. The player in the big blind was very short stacked and called. Kling showed and her opponent tabled for middle pair. Kling was saved when the came on the turn and held through the on the river.
Kling now has roughly 16,500 chips.
Antonio Esfandiari was folded to in the small blind. He bumped it up to 750 and the player in the big blind went all in for about 2,500. Esfandiari snap called.
Esfandiari's opponent racked his knuckles against the table when the flop came . Esfandiari couldn't find the case jack with a on the turn and on the river.
Here they are folks, all the player in the field. Unfortunately, we can't track all their counts but we'll be sure to keep you up-to-date on all the chip leaders and notables.
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