Ten minutes are left on the clock. Each table will play three more hands and then Day 5 of the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event will be complete.
Marcel Cole just relieved David Benyamine off more than a half a million chips to drop Benyamine all the way down to 250,000. Cole, Benyamine and a third player all put 38,000 in before a flop of . Cole led out for another 38,000 after the flop. The second player called before Benyamine raised to 138,000.
Cole debated his options and settled on a minimum re-raise to 238,000. That folded the second player, but Benyamine called. On the turn Cole fired another 200,000 chips into the pot. Again Benyamine called. When the river came , Cole moved all in for his last 280,000, just slightly more than Benyamine had behind. When Benyamine folded, Marcel said, "Good lay down."
Cole is up to about 1,250,000.
Robert Mizrachi opened for 42,000 from middle position, Matthew Reed three-bet to 115,000 and Mizrachi made the call.
The flop came down . Reed led out for 120,000 and Mizrachi called. The turn came the and Reed asked Mizrachi how much he had left before moving a stack of his green 25,000-denomination chips forward. With 270,000 behind, Mizrachi faced a decision for his tournament life.
Mizrachi elected to fold and wait for a better spot.
Garrett Adelstein picked a bad time to four-bet all in. He opened for 36,000 from the cutoff before Johnny Chan three-bet the button to 101,000. That second raise cleared the blinds. When the action came back to Adelstein, he made a huge all in re-raise to 970,000. Chan, who had Adelstein covered, quickly called with . Adelstein could only come up with . By the turn, Adelstein was drawing only to a chop, with four spades on board . The river was not a fifth spade; it was the , not enough to stave off elimination for Adelstein. He's out, and Chan is up to 2.7 million.