Albert Daher opened to 1,000 in middle position and was called by Morten Klein in the small blind. James Romero three-bet to 4,600 in the big blind and Daher called while Klein stepped aside.
The flop came and both players checked to the on the turn. Romero led out for 4,200 but Daher stuck around to see the on the river. Romero checked this time and Daher reached out to make a bet, which quickly prompted Romero to muck his cards.
Orpen Kisacikoglu raised it up from under the gun and Thomas Boivin re-raised to 3,000 on the button. Jean-Noel Thorel flat-called from the small blind and Kisacikoglu also made the call. The flop came and all three players opted to knuckle the table.
The turn brought the and Thorel took the initiative with a bet of 3,500. Kisacikoglu called and Boivin came along as well. The river was the and the action checked to Boivin who quickly checked it back, assuming he could get no value from his hand.
Thorel tabled , Kisacikoglu showed , but it was Boivin with for the best hand and he scooped the pot.
With a board reading , David Peters and Bahram Chobineh were heads-up in a pot. Chobineh checked to Peters who bet 4,500 into a pot of around 7,000 and Chobineh called.
The paired the board on the river and Chobineh tossed in a bet of 11,100. Peters eyed up his opponent's stack and then moved all in for 38,800. Chobineh had a decision for his tournament life but he sent his cards to the muck and the pot went to Peters.
Lauren Roberts just recently took a seat along with a few others and it didn't take long to get her feet wet. After a raise from Francisco Benitez, Roberts stuck in a three-bet to 2,600 directly on his left. The action folded back to Benitez who called to see a flop of .
Benitez check-called a bet of 2,400 from Roberts and the landed on the turn. Both players checked and the hit the river. Benitez tossed in a bet of 10,000 and Roberts responded with a raise to 25,000. Benitez thought for his allotted 30 seconds and then mucked his cards.