Hand #34: Josh Arieh raised to 24,000 in the cutoff, Jon Lane defended from the big blind, and the flop was all spades; . Both players checked. The turn was the , both players knuckled again and the river was the . The two checked again, and Arieh tabled for a pair of threes, winning the pot.
Hand #35: Alex Bolotin raised to 20,000 from under the gun, Arieh three-bet to 58,000 on his direct left, and the action folded back to Bolotin, who folded as well.
Hand #36: Arieh raised from under the gun, Douglas Foster called in the cutoff, and the flop came all spades once again; . Arieh checked, Foster fired out 35,000, and Arieh called. The turn was the , Arieh checked, and Foster moved all in. Arieh snap-called.
The river was a meaningless , and Foster was eliminated.