Joseph Vinecombe was all in for 10 big blinds only and flipped over in the showdown. Jessica Liang flipped against him with and was left drawing dead on the turn despite hitting the . It was the flop that had done all damage, making both remaining community cards more or less meaningless.
After the hand was over, Liang smiled and let out "bye bye Chips."
Only two players hold 100,000 chips or more in the Exhibition Hall with seven tables remaining and there hasn't been any crazy action at the tables as of lately. Xuan Liu lost chips and gained some back after raising to 2,700 twice in a row. The first hand he folded to a shove for 30 big blinds, then Van Marcus defended his big blind.
On the flop , Marcus check-called a bet of 3,000 before both checked the turn. On the river, Marcus checked again and then snap folded to Liu's bet worth 9,000.
Davor Derek opened to 3,300 and Wenlin Wang three-bet all in for 9,000 with the . Derek called with and won the flip after a board of . The Chinese headed to the rail and many others have done so recently, as the field has been reduced to only 180 participants.
Xuan Liu's previous table broke and she had been moved to the table of Van Marcus. The Australian Poker Hall of Famer has been very active since and consistently increased the stack without many major showdowns. Just now, Liu opened to 2,700 and was called one way before Marcus three-bet to 9,200 in the small blind.
All opponents including the Canadian folded and Marcus grabbed the pot.
Darryll Fish confirmed that Jesse Sylvia has been eliminated. Former big stack Dale Townsend is no longer above average anymore either. He just open-raised to 2,900 and then folded to a shove to leave himself with 15 big blinds.