Stephen Song's incredible rise today has reached its peak, as he's gone from the short stack with five big blinds to the chip lead following his elimination of Reggie Pears.
David Ong raised to 75,000 in early position and was three-bet by Toan Nguyen in the hijack. Reggie Pears then four-bet all in for 660,000.
Song then went into the tank in the big blind before cold calling.
Ong folded, and after about five minutes in the tank, so did Nguyen, showing .
The flop came , changing nothing, but the fell on the turn, eliciting a reaction from Nguyen who would have take n the lead in the hand.
Regardless, the on the river cinched the hand for Song who crossed the two million chip mark and sent Pears home in 18th place.
|Toan Nguyen (CA)||1,600,000||-290,000|