The final three Event #21: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em MILLIONAIRE MAKER players have returned from dinner. The cards are back in the air and we will be picking right back up on the hand for hand final table action.
|Blinds||400,000 / 800,000|
The three remaining players are on a one-hour dinner break. Play will resume at approximately 7:25 pm local time.
Sam Razavi raised to 700,000 from the small blind and won the pot uncontested.
Hand #98: The action folded to Michael Souza in the small blind and he limped in. Sam Razavi raised to 700,000 from the big blind and Souza moved all in for 14,100,000. Razavi snap called turning over and it was a classic coin flip with Souza holding .
The dealer fanned the flop and it was no help to Souza who's rail began to shout for an ace or a king. The turn was no help to Souza and he would need an ace or a king on the river to survive.
Razavi's rail erupted when the hit the rail and the massive pot was shipped Razavi's way.
Souza is the 4th place Event #21: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em MILLIONAIRE MAKER finisher taking home his largest career tournament score of $402,614.
Hand #95: Sam Razavi limped in from the small blind and Joe McKeehen checked his big blind. They went heads up to the flop and both players checked. The turn was the and Razavi check called a bet of 550,000 from McKeehen. The river was the and Razavi checked to McKeehen who checked back.
Razavi smiled turning over his for kings full of nines and McKeehen mucked.
Hand #96: Razavi raised to 600,000 from the button and Arne Kern called from the big blind. They went heads up to the flop and Kern checked. Razavi bet 375,000 and Kern check raised all in for 1,100,000. Razavi instantly folded and Kern scooped the pot.
Hand #97: McKeehen raised to 650,000 and the table folded.
Hand #94: Michael Souza raised to 800,000 from the button, Justin Liberto jammed from the small blind, and Souza called to put Liberto at risk.
Souza had the preflop advantage and Liberto needed to improve in order to stay alive. The flop kept Souza in the lead, and although Liberto picked up a flush draw on the turn, the river changed nothing, so Souza took the pot to end Liberto's deep run in this tournament.
Hand #92: Sam Razavi raised to 600,000 from the cutoff, Joe McKeehen three-bet from the button to 1.8 million, Michael Souza four-bet shoved for 7.27 million, Razavi and McKeehen both folded, and Souza took the pot.
Hand #93: Sam Razavi raised to 675,000 from under the gun and Joe McKeehen called from the cutoff. The flop came and Razavi checked. McKeehen bet 550,000 and Razavi folded.
Hand #88: Justin Liberto got a walk in the big blind.
Hand #89: Liberto limped in from the small blind and Sam Razavi checked from the big. They went heads up to the flop and Liberto checked. Razavi bet 300,000 and Liberto folded.
Hand #90: Arne Kern raised to 700,000 and Michael Souza moved all in for 5,970,000. Kern folded and Souza took the pot.
Hand #91: Razavi raised to 775,000 from the button and Arne Kern defended his big blind. They went heads up to the flop and both players checked. The turn was the and Kern checked called a bet of 850,000 from Razavi.
The river was the and Kern checked to Razavi who bet 2,380,000. Kern folded his hand and Razavi continues to chip up with just 5 players remaining.
Hand #83: Michael Souza completed the small blind and Justin Liberto checked his option. The flop came and both players checked. The fell on the turn and Souza check-called a bet of 425,000 from Liberto. The river was the and Souza bet 300,000. Liberto called and Souza tabled for Broadway to take the pot.
Hand #84: Arne Kern raised to 700,000 from the cutoff, Sam Razavi three-bet to 3.2 million from the big blind, and Kern folded.
Hand #85: Michael Souza limped from the cutoff, Sam Razavi completed his small blind, and Joe McKeehen checked his option. All three players checked the flop. The turn brought the , Razavi bet 375,000, both of his opponents folded, and he took the pot.
Hand #86: Action folded to the blinds and Joe McKeehen called from the small. Arne Kern checked his option and the two players saw a flop of . They both checked and the turn brought the . McKeehen bet 450,000 and Kern called. The fell on the river, both players checked, and Kern tabled , which was good enough to win the pot.
Hand #87: Joe McKeehen raised to 650,000 from the button and won the pot uncontested.