The announcement has come across that play has ended for Day 2a. The remaining 350 players will return on Thursday for Day 3.
Tomorrow is Day 2b, where a larger field than today (thanks to the big Day 1c and Day 1d crowds) will come in and play until around 12:04 a.m. PDT. Play will stop at the designated time, and those finishers will join these 350 for Day 3. From then on, the field will be combined.
John Dutchak is all in with Q-Q preflop and his opponent calls with K-K. Dutchak spikes a queen on the river and is at 200,000. His opponent, who refuses to shake Dutchak's hand afterward, is crippled at 5,000.
With 25,000 in the pot and the board reading , the small blind bet out 13,000. Lars Bonding, playing from the cutoff seat, raised to 35,000. The player on the button folded and the small blind made the call. The turn brought the . The small blind checked, Bonding moved all in, and the small blind folded. The player on the button commented that he folded 2-2 and Lars seemed relatively unmoved as he stacked his chips, now at 257,000.