|Blinds||25,000 / 50,000|
Hand #31: Manig Loeser was first to act. He raised to 40,000. Eric Blair made it 98,000 from the next seat over the both blinds threw their cards to the muck. Loeser came back over the top with a four-bet to 202,000 which was met with more aggression from Blair. Blair cut out a five-bet to 348,000.
After some pondering, Loeser came right back with a six-bet shove for 1.17 million. Blair called and the entire rail stood up from their seats with excitement.
The dealer rapped the table and produced a flop which read . Blair's rail squealed with excitement as their friend paired his queen and took the lead in the hand. This moment of jubilation was short-lived, however, as the drilled the turn and vaulted Loeser back into the lead.
The river was the and Loeser was able to secure a huge double up into the chip lead with about 2.395 million. Blair, on the other hand, has been crippled to about 390,000.
Hand #28: John Beauprez had the button and raised to 40,000. Manig Loeser was the sole caller from the big blind and the two took in a flop of . Loeser came out swinging with 68,000 and Beauprez stuck around.
Fourth street was the and Loeser continued with his aggression by betting 122,000. Beauprez opted to get rid of it and Loeser took down the pot.
Hand #29: Joe Cada had the button. He opened to 42,000 and Eric Blair called from the big blind.
The flop came down and Blair check-called 60,000 from Cada. The turn was the and Blair checked for a second time. Cada bet an unknown amount and Blair decided to let it go.
Hand #30: Cada made it 42,000 to go from under the gun and Beauprez stayed the course from the big blind. The two saw fall and Beauprez check-folded to a 62,000-chip c-bet from Cada. Cada dragged in the pot.
Hand #27: Manig Loeser raised to 40,000 from under the gun and was called by John Beauprez from the small blind and Joe Cada from the big.
The dealer fanned and two checks back to Loeser prompted a 74,000-chip continuation bet from Loeser. Both opponents folded and Loeser took it down.
Hand #25: John Beauprez was under the gun. He raised to 40,000 and took it down.
Hand #26: Manig Loeser popped it up to 40,000 from the button. Beauprez was in the big blind and three-bet to 115,000. Loeser ditched his hand and Beauprez took it down.
Hand #24: Eric Blair was under the gun and opened to 32,000. It folded to Manig Loeser's big blind and he cut out a three-bet to 80,000. Blair let it go and Loeser took the pot.