$5,300 Main Event

Watson on Top

• Level 32: 80,000-160,000, 25,000 ante

Hand #109: Tony Gregg raised preflop and everyone folded. Gregg won the blinds and antes.

Hand #110: Gregg opened under the gun on the next hand as well. Again he took down the blinds and antes.

Hand #111: Toby Lewis limped the button with {k-Spades}{6-Diamonds}. Mike Watson had {j-Diamonds}{10-Spades} in the small blind and three-bet to 820,000. Lewis folded.

Hand #112: Mike Watson raised the button with pocket fours to 325,000 on the button. Phillip McAllister defended the big blind with {k-Spades}{j-Hearts}.

The flop was {8-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds}{7-Diamonds} and McAllister checked. Watson bet 400,000 and McAllister folded.

Hand #113: Tong Gregg opened with {k-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds} from the button to 320,000 and took down the blinds and antes.

Hand #114: Tong Gregg opened for320,000 with {10-Hearts}{8-Clubs}. Phillip McAllister called with pocket queens and Mike Watson called from the big blind with {10-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}.

The flop came {10-Clubs}{2-Clubs}{k-Clubs} and all three players checked. The turn was the {3-Clubs} and everyone checked again.

The river was the {a-Hearts} and Watson bet 600,000. Gregg called with a slightly worse flush and Watson took down the hand and the chip lead.

Tags: Mike WatsonPhillip McAllisterToby LewisTony Gregg