In two big pots Herbert Tapscott has just taken over the chip lead by a big margin. In the first hand Griffin raised from the small blind to 120,000 and Tapscott defended from the big blind. The flop came down and Griffin bet 60,000, Tapscott called. The turn was the and both players checked. The river was the and Griffin bet 120,000, Tapscott called.
Griffin showed for a low but he got scooped by Tapscott who showed for a better low and a pair of nines.
A few hands later Griffin raised from the button to 120,000 and Tapscott defended his small blind. The flop came down and Tapscott lead for 60,000, Griffin called. The turn was the and Tapscott bet again. On the river the hit and Tapscott bet another 120,000. Griffin called and mucked when Tapscott showed him for a straight.