With the board reading , Cliff "JohnnyBax" Josephy shoved all in. The other player in the hand went into the tank for a bit before eventually deciding to fold. There was already a good amount of chips in the pot which upped Josephy's stack to around 32,000.
A player in middle position raised to 1,300 only to have a short-stacked Andy Frankenberger reraise to 3,300 from the small blind. Action folded back to the original raiser and he made it 11,300 to go. Frankenberger then moved all in for a total of 15,700, his opponent called, and the cards were turned on their back.
Frankenberger's best bet to double was to dodge a queen, which is exactly what he did as the board ran out . He is now sitting with 33,000.
Luke Schwartz raised from middle position to 1,200 and action folded around to the cutoff, who then reraised to 2,800. The table folded around back to Schwartz and he called to see the flop of .
Both players checked to the turn and Schwartz checked again. The cutoff bet 3,300 and Schwartz called. The came on the river and Schwartz check called a 4,200 after a short tank. The cutoff turned over for the nut flush and Schwartz mucked with a sigh. He's down 14,000.
Justin Bonomo raised preflop to 2,000 and the player on the button reraised to 5,700. Chau Giang then declared "pot" and bumped it up to nearly 20,000. Bonomo folded and the button went all in. Giang made the call and the hands were tabled.
The flop came and we looked set for a chop pot. Then the came on the turn giving the button a flush draw. Giang exclaimed, "Don't do it to me!" The river brought the and the players ended up splitting the pot.
Players are on their last 15-minute break of the day. The tournament staff will race off the green chips during this time. When the players return, they'll play two more levels before calling it a night.
With the board reading Alan Meltzer bet 11,000 and Annette Obrestad raised all in for around 25,000. Meltzer opted to call and Obrestad showed the for a rivered full house and Meltzer mucked his hand.
Meltzer was left with less than 7,000 after the hand while Obrestad's stack grew to 62,000.
A few hands later Meltzer was eliminated from the tournament.
Mclean Karr is proving himself a force to be reckoned with at his table.
We missed the action but we recently saw Karr's knock out another player on a board reading . Karr now has a healthy 163,500 and seems to be the current chip leader.