Rami Boukai raised from the hijack seat and got one caller in Ben "Benba" Lamb from the big blind. The flop came , Lamb checked, Boukai bet, Lamb check-raised, and Boukai called. The turn was the . This time Lamb bet and Boukai called.
The river brought the and checks from both. Lamb showed and Boukai , and Boukai took the pot with his queens and eights.
The hand involved Lisandro, Shaun Deeb, Jason Lester, Steve Billirakis, and David "ODB" Baker. The action particularly heated up on fourth street, when Deeb bet, Lisandro raised, Lester and Billirakis called the two bets, Baker made it three, Deeb made it four, Lisandro called with his remaining chips, and the other three all called.
On fifth Deeb bet again, and Lester, Billirakis, and Baker all called. On sixth Deeb kept at it, and only Baker decided to stick around. Deeb and Baker then both checked seventh. The hands…
Deeb showed for a 9-8, Lisandro for a 7-5, and Baker mucked. "Yes! Yes!" said the normally reserved Lisandro, noting that nifty return on his investment for the hand. He took the big main pot, and suddenly sits with about 305,000. Deeb, meanwhile, took the side pot, and has about 900,000 as we approach the last break of the night.
Raymond Dehkharghani opened to 18,000 from under the gun, Brian Rast called in the big blind, and the flop fell . Rast checked, Dehkharghani fired 36,000, Rast raised to 113,000, and Dehkharghani moved all in. Rast snapped it off.
The on the turn left the door open for Dehkharghani. Any jack would give him a winning straight, but the bricked on the river, and he was eliminated from the tournament.