Brent Hanks raised to 85,000 on the button and a three-bet by Jacob Bazeley took down the pot. Then Andrew Badecker raised to 85,000 on the button and won the blinds and antes. Finally, Brent Hanks raised to 80,000 on the button and Jacob Bazeley defended his big blind. The flop was and Hanks won the top with a standard c-bet.
|Blinds||40,000 / 80,000|
Andrew Badecker started off the action with a raise to 85,000 from the cut-off and Ryan Schmidt made the call from the button. The flop came down and Badecker put in a 90,000 chip continuation bet. Schmidt wasn't looking to play it passively and he raised to 195,000. Badecker made the call.
The turn was the and Badecker lead out for 240,000 into Schmidt who had shown agression on the flop. Schmidt didn't want to give up and made the call giving us a big pot heading to the river.
The river was the and Badecker moved all-in. Schmidt wasn't buying it and he made the call. Badecker showed and that beat Schmidt's . We are down to just four players now!
Brent Hanks raised to 80,000 in the cutoff and Andrew Badecker three-bet to 190,000 on the button. Back to our chip leader and he four-bet to 400,000 and Badecker folded.
Vanessa Selbst just became our short stack. The action started with a raise from Jacob Bazeley who made it 95,000 to go from the small blind. Selbst made the call from the big blind.
The flop came down and from our position in the room we spotted a 75,000 chip bet as this wasn't announced. Selbst made the call.
On the turn the hit and Bazeley checked to Selbst who threw out a 260,000 chip bet. Bazeley called and lead out on the river which brought the . The bet was 400,000 and almost half Vanessa Selbst's stack. She opted to fold and is now the short stack with five players remaining.
Vanessa Selbst made it 80,000 to play from the cutoff and Andrew Badecker called in the small blind. The first three cards out on the felt were the and Selbst bet 110,000. The purple shade wearing Badecker was next to act and he made the call. Fourth street was the , Selbst checked and Badecker bet 230,000 to win the pot.
Andrew Badecker raised to 100,000 on the button and Ryan Schmidt defended his big blind. The flop was and Badecker bets another 100,000 once checked to; Schmidt called. The turn card was the and this time Schmidt decided to bet. He made it 155,000 and Badecker mucked his hand.
Andrew Badecker just raised to 85,000 from the cut-off and Ryan Schmidt, directly to his left, opted to three-bet to 205,000. The action got folded back to Badecker who moved all-in getting Schmidt to fold. The fight for second place behind Brent Hanks is a tough one while Ryan Schmidt tries to keep up with the rest, but so far he is the tournament short stack.
Vanessa Selbst Made it 90,000 from the small blind and Brent Hanks reacted by making the call in the big blind.
Selbst Made a Standard 90,000 c-bet and Hanks made the call. That was the end of the action as both the and were checked through and Hanks took down the pot with .
In a blind battle Ryan Schmidt just managed to pick up a nice pot. The flop read and Schmidt bet 50,000 into Jacob Bazeley who made the call. The turn was the and both players checked. On the river the hit and Schmidt fired out a 135,000 chip bet. Bazeley gave it some thought and decided to make the call. Schmidt turned over and took down the pot.