|Blinds||25,000 / 50,000|
Hand #53: Jared Hamby limped in from first position, Jamie Armstrong called on the button, and Trevor Pope shoved in the big blind. Hamby and Armstrong both folded.
Hand #54: David Vamplew was first to act, and moved all in for 525,000. No one called.
Hand #55: Armstrong opened to 80,000 in first position, Pope three-bet to 150,000 on the button, and Armstrong four-bet shoved for 895,000. Pope folded.
Hand #51: Trevor Pope raised to 80,000 in the cutoff, Jamie Armstrong defended his big blind, and the dealer fanned . Armstrong check-called 55,000 from Pope, and both players checked after the turned. The river brought the , and Armstrong led out for 140,000. Pope folded.
Hand #52: Pope raised to 80,000 in first position, winning the blinds and antes.
Hand #48: David Vamplew moved all in for 530,000 in the cutoff, and took down the blinds and antes.
Hand #49: Jamie Armstrong was first to act, and raised to 80,000. He received no callers.
Hand #50: Darryll Fish open-shoved for 695,000 in the cutoff, and won the pot.
Nope, not a misprint. Three-way tie for second.
Hand #45: Trevor Pope raised to 60,000 on the button, and won the pot.
Hand #46: Pope raised to 60,000 in the cutoff, then folded to a three-bet jam from David Vamplew.
Hand #47: Pope raised to 60,000 from under the gun, then once again folded to a Vamplew shove.
The players are now on a 20-minute break. Full counts will be posted shortly.
Hand #44: Dan Kelly opened to 60,000 out of the cutoff, Trevor Pope three-bet to 125,000 out of the small blind, and Kelly called.
The flop fell , Pope check-called 65,000 from Kelly, and the turn brought the . Pope checked again, Kelly moved all in for 250,000, and Pope instantly called.
According to the PokerNews Odds Calculator, Kelly was a 95.45% favorite to double up, but the spiked on the river, miraculously giving Pope sevens full of tens.
"OH MY GOD!" Jared Hamby exclaimed at the sight of the card.
Kelly silently took his exit, and is out sixth-place finisher, earning $83,552.