Vivek Rajkumar raised a large majority of his stack from early position, and Haralabos Voulgaris three-bet near the button. Both blinds released, and Rajkumar committed the rest of his stack.
Voulgaris flopped Rajkumar nearly dead when the dealer fanned , and it was officially all over when the turned. The completed the board, and Rajkumar stood from his seat.
"Good luck, gentlemen," he told the table.
He exits short of the money, while Voulgaris now has 1.8 million chips.
Nick Schulman opened for 85,000 from early position and was met by an all-in three-bet to 820,000 by Hyoung Chae in the cutoff. Matt Glantz then moved all in for nearly 2.5 million and pushed Schulman out of the pot.
Glantz immediately turned over the and Chae stood, took a moment and then tabled the superior . The board ran out a lowly and Chae's cowboys held to give him yet another double.
Haralabos Voulgaris opened to 80,000 from the hijack seat, Vivek Rajkumar called out of the big blind, and both players checked on a flop of . The turn was the , Rajkumar knuckled again, and Voulgaris tossed out 50,000. Rajkumar called.
The river was the , Rajkumar checked a third and final time, and Voulgaris bet 125,000. Rajkumar tank-folded.
After losing a sizable pot to Olivier Busquet, Voulgaris is back up to 1.25 million chips. Rajkumar is in the danger zone with 450,000.
Hyoung Chae raised all in for 455,000 from the cutoff seat, and Shaun Deeb tank-called from the big blind. Deeb had the and Chae had the .
The flop, turn and river ran out to give Chae the double.
Jeremy Ausmus opened for 80,000 from the cutoff and received calls from Bill Perkins and Blake Bohn on the button and big blind respectively. The flop saw Bohn ship for 605,000 and Ausmus tank-folded. Perkins then hit the tank.
"You can fold, it's ok," Bohn told him. "You don't want to see me with 1.2 million."
Perkins gave it some more thought and then looked pained when he pushed his cards to the dealer. Someone on the rail then told Bohn to show it.
"You show me that hand or I'll pound you in every single pot," Perkins said half jokingly. "Do it, show me that hand."
Bohn let a smile creep across his face and then flipped over the for top pair with an open-ended straight draw. Perkins then claimed to have held two overs with a double-gutted straight draw.
Nick Schulman raised to 85,000 from the hijack seat, then Hyoung Chae called on the button. In the small blind, Chris Klodnicki reraised to 260,000, and Matt Glantz folded from the big blind. Schulman also folded, then Chae made the call to see the flop.
The flop came down , and Klodnicki bet 150,000. Chae had 760,000 left and put out 250,000, which was ruled a raise to 300,000. Klodnicki reraised to 500,000, and Chae folded.
Brandon Steven opened to 85,000 from the hijack seat, Andrew Lichtenberger defended his big blind, and the flop fell . Both players checked.
The turn was the , Lichtenberger led out for 140,000, and Steven put in a big raised to 400,000. Lichtenberger reached for pink T50,000 chips, and made the call.
The completed the board, Lichtenberger checked, and Steven instantly checked behind.
"Two pair," Steven said, but before he could table his hand, Lichtenberger ripped over for a full house.
Lawrence Greenberg opened for 85,000 from middle position only to have Antonio Esfandiari three-bet to 215,000 from the big blind. Greenberg responded by four-betting to 550,000 and Esfandiari, who is a three-time WSOP bracelet winner, pushed back with a five-bet shove to 1.275 million. Greenberg wasted little time in folding.