Ryan Fair raised to 90,000 from under the gun and Andrey Shatilov flat called from the cutoff. Jerry Wong peeked at his cards on the button and announced a three-bet to 280,000.
Fair would not be pushed around so easily, however, as he four-bet to 715,000. Shatilov got out of the way and Wong wasted little time five-betting all in. Fair let go of his cards and Wong was awarded the pot.
Immediately after his last double up, short-stacked Mikal Blomlie was once again all in before the flop. Joel Micka flatted the necessary 115,000 from the button and the blinds released.
The board fell and Blomlie's pair of tens were able to secure him another double up. After this hand he held roughly 315,000.
The next hand he was all in before the flop once more, this time holding . Micka called him yet again and showed . The two were off to the races.
The flop brought and Micka jumped out into a tremendous lead. Blomlie was suddenly in need of a trey to stay alive in the tournament. The turn was the and the river the and Blomlie was officially our 10th place finisher.
With the elimination of Blomlie, the field has now reached its unofficial final table of nine. The players are combining on the main stage and we will have a full seating draw complete with chip counts momentarily.
Joel Micka raised to 80,000 from under the gun, and Ryan Fair reraised to 185,000. Joao Nogueira four-bet all in for 1.295 million from the small blind, then Mikal Blomlie made the call from the big blind for all but 55,000 of his stack. Micka and Fair folded, then the hands were revealed.
Nogueira showed the and was ahead of the that Blomlie turned up.
The flop, turn and river ran out , and Nogueira successfully doubled up.
Left with 55,000 in chips, Blomlie was all in on the next hand for 55,000 from the small blind and up against Micka in the big blind. Blomlie held the , and Micka had the .
The board ran out , and Blomlie earned the double.
Mikal Blomlie raised to 80,000 on the button, and Ryan Fair made the call from the big blind to see the flop come out. Both players checked, and the turn brought the . Fair led for 125,000, and Blomlie called.
The river paired the board, and Fair bet 250,000. Blomlie called.
Fair tabled the for two pair, sevens and fives. Blomlie mucked his hand, and Fair scooped the pot to move over six million in chips.