Hand #44: Antonio Esfandiari raised to 625,000 from the button, Chris Klodnicki called and the flop fell . Two checks saw the dealer burn and turn the . Klodnicki checked, Esfandiari bet 475,000 and Klodnicki called.
When the completed the board on the river, Klodnicki checked for a third time and Esfandiari did the same. Klodnicki showed the for ace high, and it was good as Esfandiari tossed his cards to the muck.
Hand #45: Bill Perkins got a walk in the big blind.
Hand #46: Chris Klodnicki opened for 600,000 on the button and Antonio Esfandiari called from the big blind. Esfandiari bet 725,000 on the flop and Klodnicki folded.
Hand #47: Chris Klodnicki raised to 600,000 in the cutoff only to fold when Bill Perkins moved all in from the button.
Hand #48: Bill Perkins open-shipped for 6,575,000 and Antonio Esfandiari called from the button. The blinds folded and the hands were tabled.
The flop was kind to Esfandiari, but the turn was not. Perkins took a commanding lead, which he held through the river.
Hand #49: Anthony Gregg made it 600,000 from the button only to have Bill Perkins make it 1.5 million from the big blind. That was the last hand of the evening.