There hasn't been a whole ton of action coming from three-handed play, but who can blame the players? After all, the clocks have just ticked past 5:00 AM local time here in Hammond. Even one of Ryan Riess' supporters is passed out dead asleep in a chair on the rail. Here are three hands of action, all coming one after another.
On the first hand, Josh Williams had the button and folded before Riess raised to 325,000 from the small blind. Tripp Kirk defended his big blind with a call, and the flop came down . Riess checked the flop, Kirk bet 265,000 and Riess called.
Then, the fell on the turn, and Riess checked again. Kirk bet 400,000, and Riess called. After that, the completed the board on the river, and both players checked. Riess showed the for a top pair, top kicker, and he won the pot.
On the next hand, Riess had the button and opened the action with a raise to 325,000. Williams made the call from the big blind to see the flop come down . Williams checked, Riess bet 315,000, and Williams called.
The paired the board on the turn, and both players checked to see the complete the board on the river. After they both checked again, Riess showed the to win the hand.
On the third and final hand of this trio, Kirk raised on the button to 325,000, and Riess made the call from the big blind. Following a flop, Riess check-folded to a bet of 265,000 from Kirk.