James Schaaf Eliminated in 3rd Place ($164,823)
Timothy Adams raised to 48,000 on the button and Brendon Rubie folded his small blind. James Schaaf defended from the big blind and a flop hit the board.
Schaaf check-called 57,000 from Adams to see the turn. A check from both players landed the river which Schaaf bet 175,000 at. Adams took about 45 seconds before raising all in with the bigger stack.
Schaaf took a deep breath before calling for the rest of his stack, about 910,000.
Adams tabled , besting Schaaf's , to win the pot and take a commanding lead into heads-up play.