Hands #17-18: Vogelsang Into Chip Lead
Hand #17: Daniel Negreanu opened to 1.6 million from the cutoff and took down the blinds and antes.
Hand #18: Tobias Reinkemeier limped from early position and it folded around to Rick Salomon in the small blind. He completed and Christoph Vogelsang checked his big blind.
The trio took a flop of and it checked over to Reinkemeier. He fired 800,000 and Salomon came over the top with a check-raise to 2.1 million. Vogelsang called the raise and action was back on Reinkemeier. He let go of his hand, leaving the blinds heads up to the turn.
The hit the felt on fourth street and action was on Salomon. Salomon cut out a bet of 2.6 million and Vogelsang flatted once again. The completed the board and Salomon led for five million. Vogelsang shoved all in over the top for 11.65 million and Solomon instantly called.
Salomon showed for trip sevens but was ultimately bested by Vogelsang's for a flopped full house. Vogelsang scored the huge double up and edged out Daniel Negreanu for the current chip lead by less than one small blind.