Bill Edler's tournament run has just come to an end at the hands of Mike Matusow. Matusow held the always-strong 6-4-3-2-A, which was enough to send Edler home. Edler was gracious in defeat, shaking the hands of his tablemates as he left the tournament area.
Cyndy Violette caught a crucial low card on seventh street to take down a 54K pot. Tension was high as she peeked at her river card but once it was shown, her gallery of onlookers weren't shy about celebrating.
Chris Reslock brought it in and Mike Wattel raised. David Oppenheim called and Reslock got out of the way. On fourth street the players showed:
Both players checked. To fifth street...
Wattel bet, Oppenheim called. Sixth street brought...
Again, Wattel bet and Oppenheim called. Seventh street was face down and had Wattel checking. Oppenheim bet and Wattel called.
Oppenheim showed ()()(). Wattel mucked his cards and is down to 232K. Oppenheim is now at about 400K.
Greg Raymer was down to about 80K in his stack with about 120K in the middle. On seventh street, Pat Pezzin checked, and Raymer bet. Pezzin called and showed X X, but Raymer had him edged with X X, and Greg Raymer is back up to about 220,000.