Hand #1: Eddie Blumenthal raised to 22,000. Eric Shanks and Brandon Crawford called. The flop came . Everyone checked. The turn was the , and everyone checked once more. A hit the river, and Blumenthal bet 44,000. Shanks and Crawford folded.
Hand #2: Blumenthal raised to 20,000. James Park reraied pot, to 75,000. Blumenthal folded.
Hand #3: Park raised to 20,000 from the cutoff, and Blumenthal called. The flop came , and Blumenthal checked. Park bet 24,000. Blumenthal raised to 62,000. Park folded, and Blumenthal took another pot.
Hand #4: Blumenthal completed the blind, and Noah Schwartz checked. Blumenthal led out for 14,000 on a flop, and Schwartz called. The turn came , and both players checked. A river completed a four-straight and a three-flush, and Blumenthal and Schwartz checked again. Blumenthal showed and took the pot with two-pair.