Here's how the overall leaderboard looks currently. Everyone still playing is guaranteed a least six more points.
1. Phil Laak – 48 points
2. David Benyamine - 38 points
3. Giovanni Safina - 29 points
4. Ian Frazer – 26 points
5. Luke Schwartz – 23 points - still playing
6. JC Tran – 20 points
7. Yevgeniy Timoshenko – 16 points
8. Vanessa Rousso – 16 points
9. Roland De Wolfe – 14 points - still playing
10. Tony G - 11 points
11. Daniel Negreanu – 10 points - still playing
12. Phil Hellmuth - 8 points - still playing
Luke Schwartz has locked up a spot in the final, and the other three are still in contention to make it to the next round at least depending on their finish.
Play has been paused while the tournament staff lets the players take a break to check out the point situation. They're not helping them figure out who needs to finish where, just giving them the current point totals and letting them figure it out for themselves.
Vanessa Rousso moved in from the button for 74,000 with the . Luke Schwartz called in the small blind with the and then Daniel Negreanu calledin the big blind with the .
Schwartz and Negreanu checked it down as the board ran out and that was it for Rousso. Schwartz picked up some important chips and more importantly, sent Rousso to the rail in fifth place, leaving her going home with just four points.
Phil Hellmuth moved all in from the button for 706,000 with the . Vanessa Rousso was in the big blind with the and began talking to herself. She eventually folded and opted to live to fight for another day, even on the short stack.
Daniel Negreanu was in the small blind with the and Phil Hellmuth was in the big blind with the . Both players put 60,000 chips in after Negreanu limped and Hellmuth raised. The flop came down . Both players checked and the turn made Negreanu with the . He fired 60,000 and Hellmuth called.
The river was the and Negreanu bet 200,000. Hellmuth folded his hand and Negreanu won the pot.