The first player just got eliminated when David Singer lost his stack to Bruno Fitoussi. There was already plenty of action going on when we arrived on the scene, and it looked like this.
Singer had an orange 1,000 chip out in front of him, and he was in the hijack. Fitoussi was to his direct left and he had 2,300 out in front. Lyle Berman had called from the button as did Michael Mizrachi who was in the big blind. The action was on Singer who announced a pot bet. Mizrachi immediately said the total bet was 11,800, and Singer threw out the chips. Fitoussi tanked for a bit before calling after which Berman and Mizrachi folded.
The flop came down , and Singer bet 17,000. Fitoussi only needed five seconds to make up his mind, and he put in the call.
The turn was the and Singer checked quickly. Fitoussi grabbed a big stack of chips and announced a pot bet. The total bet was 52,500 and Singer went into the tank. After a solid minute Singer moved all in, and Fitoussi snap called.
Fitoussi had the nut straight, but he still needed to dodge the board from pairing. Singer was looking for an ace, five, four or six in order to stay alive, but the river was the . No luck for Singer who quickly got up and left the tournament area. Bruno Fitoussi grabbed the chip lead as he moved up to 275,000.