|Limits||50,000 / 100,000|
Hellmuth brought it in, Zewin completed, and Hellmuth raised. Zewin called. Zewin check-called a bet on fourth street, then folded to a bet on fifth.
Hellmuth has a huge lead now, and can surely smell his twelfth bracelet.
Brandon Cantu put out a bet on the turn and received a call from Phil Hellmuth before slowing down and checking fifth. Hellmuth took the opportunity to bet, which put Cantu in the tank for a solid minute. He eventually made the call only to check-folded to Hellmuth's bet on sixth. Per usual, Hellmuth showed him the goods.
Cantu: (x-x) /
Scott Fischman: / /
Brandon Cantu: / (FOLDED)
Don Zewin: / /
Cantu brought it in, Zewin completed, and Fischman raised. Only Zewin called. Fischman called a bet on fourth street, and when Zewin paired on fifth, Fischman led out. Zewin called, and Fischman bet all in on sixth. Zewin called.
Zewin was turned over a on seventh, so Fischman was drawing, but the did not improve his hand. Fischman was eliminated in fourth place, while Zewin moved into second on the chip counts.
Scott Fischman completed with a and received a call from the of Phil Hellmuth. The latter took the lead on the turn and fired out a bet, which Fischman called. The lead changed again on fifth, which saw Hellmuth call a bet from Fischman. Unfortunately for the "Poker Brat," he would pair on sixth and fold to a Fischman bet.
Hellmuth: (x-x) /
Fischman: (x-x) /
"Nice hand, Scott," Hellmuth said. "I had you for a minute."
Mike Matusow was on the rail moments ago, and he and Phil Hellmuth had a short conversation. Hellmuth returned to his seat to play a hand, while Matusow went to talk with Hellmuth's wife Katherine.
|Don Zewin||/ /|
Hellmuth completed, and Zewin called. Hellmuth led out on fourth street, Zewin called, and then Zewin made a better board on fifth. He led out on fifth, sixth, and seventh, and Hellmuth called all three bets.
Zewin rolled over for a sixty-five, and Hellmuth mucked.
"I'm superstitious," Matusow said to Hellmuth after the hand, and left.
Players are now on a one-hour dinner break.
|Phil Hellmuth||/ /|
|Don Zewin||/ /|
Hellmuth completed with a , and Zewin called. Hellmuth led out on fourth and fifth street, Zewin called both bets, and on sixth, Hellmuth paired his ace. Zewin fired, and Hellmuth folded face up.