|James Van Alstyne||130,000||76,000|
John O'Shea raised from early position and was called by both blinds, seeing a flop. Everyone checked, and a hit. Melissa Burr bet out from the small blind, the big blind mucked, and O'She raised. Burr called before betting the river. O'Shea called, mucking at the sight of Burr's , good for eights and the nut low.
Dylan Linde and Stephen Chidwick, who barely hung on to make the money, were quickly eliminated after the bubble burst.
A player who was blinded down to a single T500 chip waited in vain for someone to bust until he went all in under-the-gun just after the level changed. He found himself heads-up against the big blind, Brendan Taylor.
The flop of gave Taylor two pair, while a gave him a straight. The river was a brick, and hand-for-hand play ended at last.
Also, the tournament staff restarted the level to make up for time lost during hand-for-hand play.
Dylan Linde got it all-in preflop and was called by the big blind. After the other tables wrapped up, the two tabled.
The dealer spread a beautiful flop for Linde - - giving him nines with no possibility of a low. The and completed the board.
"You got balls, kid," one of the players at the table said.
Action folded to Dylan Linde, who moved all in for his last 4,000 on the button. The blinds called him, and they checked down the board. Linde showed - hopeful for a scoop - but only the low was favorable considering the small blind had for a straight.
Brad Ruben just got it in with and doubled up to avoid bubbling.
With the elimination of a player at Table 347, the tournament is now on the money bubble.