Hand #1: Mark Newhouse opened for a min-raise to 400,000 and took down the pot.
Hand #2: Andoni Larrabe made it 400,000 on the button and was called by Newhouse in the big blind. Newhouse check-folded to 425,000 on the flop.
Hand #3: Luis Velador raised to 400,000, and Newhouse again decided to play, this time from the small blind. Newhouse checked the flop, but this time he called 425,000. Both players checked the turn, and the river brought two checks. Newhouse's for a pair of eights was the winner.
Hand #4: Craig McCorkell opened the pot for 425,000 in the cutoff. No one called.
Hand #5: Felix Stephensen opened to 425,000 from under-the-gun and Newhouse called on the button. The blinds mucked, and the two saw a . Newhouse called the 500,000 continuation-bet, and the led to a check from the aggressor. Newhouse bet 800,000 and it was Stephensen's turn to call. Stephensen checked again, and Newhouse bet 1.25 million on the river. Stephensen called, and he had top pair with , but Newhouse had him outkicked with .