Yet another prominent American poker player has appeared in the Pavillion Room in the form of one Thomas Dwan, and he's now up to 9,500 after eliminating an opponent.
All the money was in the middle preflop. The opponent was at risk with but still ahead of Dwan's . However, the dealer spread the board of to give Dwan a better two pair than his opponent and the win.
And earlier over on Table #30, we saw Humberto Brenes chip up to 5,300, which is going to come in handy since he's sharing space with fellow Team PokerStars Pro Jose "Nacho" Barbero. The action folded to Brenes who completed his small blind, allowing the big blind to check to go heads-up to the flop of .
Brenes check-called the big blind's bet of 50 after the flop, then check-called his bet of 125 on the turn before both players checked down the rivered . The big blind flashed a , but Brenes laughed and turned up for trip twos to win the hand.