Karam Bahi and Ben Heptinstall are nowhere to be found anymore and Dale Townsend almost ended up on the bustout list as well. He got the last 15,700 chips in with and was called by Darryll Fish with . However, lady luck came to the rescue to save the Aussie on a board of .
While many others would have been upset and showed this after losing a flip towards the end of the day, Fish sat there motionless, focused and moved straight to the next hand without any reaction.
In the previous hand, Travis Rawlins had folded pocket kings based on the action and then a short stack moved all in for 11 big blinds. Rawlins shoved out of the small blind and then flipped over the . The player at risk only held and the board brought no surprises.
Table number seven, that previously included Xuan Liu and Van Marcus, just broke and both headed for a new home. Marcus found himself over on table one and that is also where Kevin Blackwood can be found. For the first time in many levels, Marcus is no longer the biggest stack despite adding some change over the past half an hour.
From late position, Australian Poker Hall of Famer Leo Boxell moved all in for 22,900 and John Thomson called from two seats over. All other players folded and Boxell was in bad shape with the . The river was the and initially let Boxell celebrate, but he had already been drawing dead to outright win the pot until the turn.
Once he realized what had happened, Boxell tapped the table and wished everyone good luck.
On Day 1C, Katrina Sheary played while being heavily pregnant and got through the day with a stack of 38,500 chips. The Crown Casino just reached the news that Sheary gave birth this very morning and an exception is being made. Her partner, who has not played in the tournament yet, will be allowed to come in as substitute tomorrow for Day 2.
From middle position, a short stack moved all in for 12,300 chips and Darryll Fish also announced all in from late position to isolate successfully with the slightly bigger stack.
The board ran out and the kicker played a crucial role to determine the winner of the hand, shipping the pot to Fish. The American moved close to the current average with one hour remaining in Flight 4.