Barry Greenstein raised from under the gun and Steve Landfish made the call from the big blind. Landfish then check-called a bet on the flop, leading to the on the turn. This time Landfish bet out, Greenstein raised, and Landfish smooth called.
Surprisingly, Landfish check-folded to a Greenstein bet when the rolled off on the river, leaving himself just 150,000.
Daniel Idema raised in the cutoff and Steve Landfish three-bet from the small blind. Idema raised once more which put Landfish all in who called.
Landfish was in good shape to double up and the was clean although it gave Idema some backdoor straight and flush outs to go along with the two remaining jacks. The on the turn gave Idema an open-ended straight draw and he could now eliminate Landfish with any seven, jack or queen. The river was the though and Landfish survived as Idema doubled up another short-stack.
It has been an up-and-down day for Barry Greenstein. Just now he raised under the gun only to have Daniel Idema three-bet from the button. The blinds folded, Greenstein made the call, and the flop fell .
Greenstein proceeded to check-raise Idema, who ended up making the call. When the was put out on the turn, Greenstein bet all in for 80,000, Idema called, and the cards were turned on their back.
The river changed nothing and Greenstein doubled on the hand.
Steve Landfish raised from the cutoff and received a call from Daniel Idema in the big blind. It went check-bet-raise-call on the flop, which was followed by a bet and call on the turn. The same action occurred on the river and Idema showed for a flopped two pair. Landfish was clearly frustrated as he tossed his cards in the muck, leaving himself 580,000 behind.
In the very next hand, Landfish raised from the cutoff and was met with a three-bet from Barry Greenstein in the cutoff. The blinds folded, Landfish four-bet, and Greenstein made the call. Landfish bet the flop, Greenstein just called, and the dealer burned and turned the .
Again Landfish bet and Greenstein called off his last 60,000. Greenstein showed for the flopped flush, while Landfish was in need of a deuce or seven with his . The river was close to a deuce, but not close enough. Landfish was left with just 310,000 after the hand.
It was folded around to a severely short-stacked Justin Smith in the small blind who moved all in. Barry Greenstein called in the big with a chance to take out the player who he had just doubled through twice before.
The flop gave Smith an inside-straight draw to go along with his two live cards. The turn and river were of no help to Smith however and he was eliminated from the tournament.