The pace of play is deliberate and methodical at the outer table now, with every pot taking on more and more significance the closer we get to the final table. Pascal LeFrancois opened a recent pot to 475,000 from under the gun and was called by big blind Duy Le. Le checked and called a bet of 650,000 on a flop. The turn was a seeming blank, the , but the action went check, check. Le acted first and ledo ut for 850,000 on the river. LeFrancois called, but had to muck his hand once Le showed for a river two pair, queens and tens.
Le is up to 10,800,000 in chips now. LeFrancois slipped to about 19,300,000.