Hand #26: Scott Clements (middle position) limped, Ryan Chapman (small blind) called, and Michal Maryska (big blind) checked. All three checked the flop and turn. The river was the and when Maryska bet 33,000, Clements called and Chapman folded.
Clements had , and Maryska showed a as he folded.
Hand #27: William "Tom" Black limped in from under the gun, Douglas Corning raised to 60,000 from the cutoff, and Black called. The flop came , and Black check-called a bet of 85,000 from Corning. The turn was the and Black checked. Corning bet 140,000, and Black folded.
Hand #28: Jeff Madsen opened for 44,000 from the hijack seat, Michal Maryska called from the button, then William "Tom" Black reraised to 120,000 from the big blind. Madsen responded by raising the pot to 414,000, forcing Maryska out. Black thought a bit and made the call, leaving himself but 41,000 behind.
The pot had around 880,000 in it when the flop came . Black checked, and when Madsen announced he was betting the pot Black called all in.
Madsen had hit a set of kings, and after the turn and river, Black had been eliminated.
Just six players remain, and now Madsen is sporting a stack of nearly 2.4 million, with Clements currently his nearest challenger with about 1 million.