On the last hand before the break, Chris Solomon raised to 2,600 from the cutoff and Brian Wong called in the big blind. The flop was and Wong checked. Solomon contemplated, but eventually checked after exclaiming, "I don't know what to do, I don't have very good luck on these hands right before the break." The turn was the and Wong led out for 5,400 and Solomon called.
The fell on the river and this time Wong checked. Solomon cautiously threw out 13,000 and Wong thought for a moment before folding. A relieved Solomon stacked his chips before leaving for the last break of the night.
Wong takes a slight hit, but is sitting with a healthy stack. "I was down to 1,300 at one point," Wong exclaimed. He now has well over average.
The players will now have a last break for the night and when they return they will play the last 60 minute level before the end of the of the day.
Kristi Nguyen raised a limper from the small blind and got a call. The two players saw a flop of . Nguyen checked as did her opponent.
The turn card was the and Nguyen began counting out a bet in several stages. There is no betting line on the felt and one player accused her of making a string bet, a charge she vigorously denied. The dealer asked if he wanted to call the floor but that wasn’t necessary and Nguyen bet 4,500. Her opponent made the call.
The river was the . Nguyen again started counting out some chips before deciding a declaration of all in was her preferred option. This seemed to confuse her opponent, who got a count of 10,900, and took several minutes to think about his options as Nguyen sat back relaxed in her chair.
Eventually he folded and the pot was pushed to Nguyen who took the “Nice hand” congratulations from her neighbour.