The players are on their last 15-minute break of the night.
Event #36: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Draw Lowball attracted a total of 241 players, generating a total prize pool of $325,350. The top 28 players will earn a minimum of $2,837 and the seven players who reach the final table will all earn $9,223.
The winner is set to pocket $89,483, along with the coveted gold bracelet.
The player on the button raised to 800, Phil Hellmuth three-bet to 2,100 in the small blind and the button reraised to 6,700 effective. Hellmuth, in his patented lightning-quick fashion, committed the rest of his chips and stood pat.
His opponent drew one and Hellmuth showed , having the hand locked up against his opponent's draw.
A few hands later, Hellmuth had an opponent all in for about 3,200 and in the tank about whether to break his hand. After his opponent finally decided to draw one card, Hellmuth stood pat and announced he had a .
"Damn, broke the winner," said Hellmuth's opponent, who showed . After squeezing his new card, Hellmuth's opponent showed a , falling to Hellmuth's .