With antes in effect, it’s imperative that both the dealer and the players are aware of who does and who doesn’t put in their antes. On the first hand back from break, Darryll Fish and Gary Goad were both pretty sure that they had put their antes in, but there was one missing. The floor was called over and Fish said that although he was pretty sure he had put in his ante, Goad seemed more certain. Thankfully, Fish said it was no big deal and tossed in the one black chip to avoid any confrontation.
The hand found Mahir Cenghil all in preflop and at risk against Charles Moore. Moore had Cenghil dominated with against and the board ran out to eliminate Cenghil. Moore was up to 63,000 after the hand.