Russell Thomas opened the betting, and from the small blind Natasha Barbour three-bet him. The action moved back to Thomas who moved all in and was snapped off by Barbour who quickly tabled . Thomas showed the .
The board ran out , and Thomas's nines held. Barbour had him covered but it was a big dent to her stack, while Thomas got a timely double-up.
Meanwhile at the same table Todd Anderson, former Heartland Poker Tour co-founder and one of the names involved in “Poker Night in America,” has amassed a pretty decent stack.