Mike Matusow raised the button to 150,000. Jeff Lisandro called. On the draw, each drew one card. Jeff Lisandro then bet 150,000 after the draw. Matusow thought for about ten seconds before making the call with a J-8. It was good.
"Yeah baby!" shouted Matusow, leaping out of his chair again. He ran into the gallery, high-fiving people along the way. All of this excessive celebration has got to be irritating Lisandro.
With the elimination of Barry Greenstein, play is now heads up. While the ribbing has been relatively good natured, these two have been on each other throughout the final table. From showing bluffs, to calling with pairs, to excessive celebration, there is more than just cash and a bracelet on the line here. It's quite obvious that these men are playing for pride and bragging rights over the other.
Mike Matusow folded his button and Barry Greenstein moved all in from the small blind for 330,000. Jeff Lisandro made the call and the audience hopped to their feet. Both players drew one card and then showed:
Greenstein was the first to turn up his card, a . He'd made a pair and was in bad shape. Lisandro quickly rolled over his fifth card, an . Lisandro's low bested Greenstein's pair to bring Barry's day to a premature end.
As he always does, he gracefully walked over and handed Lisandro a signed copy of his book Ace On the River.
Barry Greenstein was eliminated in third place and collect $225,552 for his impressive finish.
From the small blind, Jeff Lisandro raised to 200,000. He was called by Mike Matusow in the big blind. On the draw, Lisandro took one card and Matusow threw away two aces. Lisandro bet another 200,000 when the draw was completed. Matusow called quickly. It was Q-5 for Lisandro against a king for Matusow. Lisandro picked up a nice pot.
First hand back from the break, Jeff Lisandro raised to 200,000 on the button. Mike Matusow folded before Barry Greenstein moved all in. Lisandro made the call.
Barry stood pat. Lisandro drew one card.
Barry opened 10-8-7-4-2. Lisandro showed 8-5-4-3. He squeezed it out as slowly as he could, then triumphantly turned over a nine. He and Greenstein have basically switched chip positions on the leaderboard.