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|Blinds||250,000 / 500,000|
Hand #87: Matt Berkey raised to 500,000, and everyone folded.
Hand #88: Jimmy Guerrero raised to 525,000, and everyone folded.
Hand #89: Guerrero raised again to 525,000, and everyone folded.
Hand #82: Matt Berkey got a walk in the big blind.
Hand #83: Richard Dixon raised to 600,000 from the button, and he took the hand down.
Hand #84: Jimmy Guerrero was first to act, and he slid nearly his entire stack in, with just a few T5,000 chips behind. It folded to Matt Berkey, who moved all in. Guerrero committed his final few chips, and the cards were flipped up.
The flop gave Guerrero an open-ended straight draw, meaning an ace or nine were his winning cards now. The blank came on the turn, but the river was the , sending Guerrero's rail into a frenzy. Berkey winced at the sight of the river but calmly shipped the double over to Guerrero.
Hand #85: Matt Berkey moved all in, and he took down the blinds and antes.
Hand #86: Matt Berkey moved all in, and he took down the blinds and antes.
Hand #77: Richard Dixon limped the small blind, and Matt Berkey checked his option in the big.
The flop came , and both players checked. They both checked the on the turn, and Dixon check-called a bet of 250,000 from Berkey on the river.
Berkey announced that he played the board, and Dixon won the hand with .
Hand #78: Berkey raised to 700,000 from the small blind, and Matt Lesjoe folded the big.
Hand #79: Berkey raised the button to 500,000, and Adrian Moreno called. The flop came , and Moreno led for 750,000. Berkey folded.
Hand #80: Dixon raised to 600,000, and everyone folded.
Hand #81: Berkey limped under the gun, and Lesjoe raised to 750,000. Berkey called. The flop came , and Berkey checked. Lesjoe bet 815,000, and Berkey folded.
Hand #72: Richard Dixon raised all in for 2,400,000, and no one called.
Hand #73: Dixon raised to 600,000, and he took down the blinds and antes.
Hand #74: Matt Berkey raised to 550,000, and he took down the blinds and antes.
Hand #75: Action folded to Adrian Moreno in the small blind, and he made it 600,000 to go. Jimmy Guerrero called, and the flop came down . Moreno checked to Guerrero, who bet 300,000. As soon as Guerrero made his bet, Moreno moved all in for 3.695 million. Guerrero got the count, and after a couple of minutes, he called.
It was a good call from Guerrero, who was out in front with top pair. The on the turn changed nothing, but the on the river changed everything. It gave Moreno the winning two pair, causing him and his rail to erupt in celebration.
Hand #76: Martin Lesjoe raised to 500,000, and Dixon was the lone caller. The flop came down , and both players checked. The hit the turn, and Dixon check-folded to a bet of 625,000 from Lesjoe.
Hand #71: Matt Lesjoe raised to 500,000 under the gun, and Giuseppe Pantaleo re-raised all in for about 5,000,000. Lesjoe called with and was against the of Pantaleo.
The board ran out , and Pantaleo was eliminated in sixth place.
Hand #68: Matt Berkey made it 500,000 to go, and everyone else folded.
Hand #69: Richard Dixon raised to 530,000, and he took down the pot.
Hand #70: Berkey opened to 500,000, and Jimmy Guerrero called from the blinds.
The flop came , and Guerrero checked. Berkey bet 600,000, and Guerrero raised to 1,550,000. Barkey called. The turn was the , and Guerrero checked again. Berkey bet 850,000, and Guerrero shoved all in. Berkey folded.
Hand #66: Ricardo Ramos moved all in for his final 1.76 million, and Matt Berkey tanked for a bit in the big blind before he called.
The flop promised plenty of sweats, coming . The on the turn gave Berkey a straight, but Ramos could still win with a heart or chop with an eight. Sure enough, the came on the river, and the rollercoaster hand ended in a chop.
Hand #67: In between these two hands, Giuseppe Pantaleo asked for the first deck scramble of the final table. Ramos moved all in first to act, and Pantaleo moved all in right behind him. Everyone else folded, and the cards were on their backs.
Despite having a big lead and not being at risk, Pantaleo was the one pacing with his hands on his head, likely having flashbacks to a monster pot he lost last night with aces to a runner-runner flush.
The flop gave Ramos a pair and more reason for Pantaleo to sweat. However, the was a great card for him, as Ramos now needed a king and a king only. The river brought the , filling Pantaleo up and sending the Brazilian to the rail.
Hand #63: Matt Berkey raised to 500,000, and everyone folded.
Hand #64: Richard Dixon went all in for 2,350,000, and everyone folded.
Hand #65: Jimmy Guerrero went all in for 5,300,000, and everyone folded.