Steven Wolansky raised to 8,000 on the button and Adam Crawford three-bet all in for roughly 80,000 from the small blind. Wolansky mulled it over for about 30 seconds before he called. Crawford stood pat, Wolansky drew one and the hands were revealed:
Crawford: - stood pat
Wolansky: - drew one
Wolansky squeezed a to make a ten-eight, eliminating Crawford in eighth place.
Orjan Skommo opened to 10,000 in the cutoff and Scott Abrams three-bet-shoved on the button for about 43,000. Joseph Cheong four-bet-shoved from the small blind and Skommo folded. Cheong stood pat, while Abrams drew one.
Cheong: - stood pat
Abrams: -drew one
Abrams squeezed a , ending his run in ninth place.
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Joseph Cheong raised to 8,000 in the hijack and Scott Abrams called from the big blind. Abrams drew two, Cheong drew one and Abrams checked. Cheong bet 8,000, but was met with a check-raise from Abrams to 24,500. Cheong mulled it over for about a minute before he called with . Abrams couldn't beat it and Cheong collected the pot.
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