Debbie Pechac opened for 45,000 from the button and got one caller in Jan Howard from the small blind. The flop came . Howard checked, Pechac bet 50,000, and Howard called. The turn was the , and both players checked.
The river brought the and a bet of 60,000 from Howard, called by Pechac. Howard turned over , better than the of Pechac, and with that pot the pair are virtually even for the chip lead.