|Blinds||50,000 / 100,000|
Many small pots have gone Byron Kaverman's way over the past ten minutes as he is slowly chipping away at Orpen Kisacikoglu's stack. With only two players left, the levels have been reduced to just 15 minutes going forward.
Orpen Kisacikoglu raised to 100,000 on the button and Byron Kaverman defended from the big blind. The flop came and Kaverman check-called a bet of 60,000 from Kisacikoglu.
The turn brought the and Kaverman checked again. Kisacikoglu sized up with a bet of 180,000 this time but Kaverman stuck around to see the on the river.
Another quick check from Kaverman and Kisacikoglu shipped all in. Kaverman snap-called his last 470,000 chips much to Kisacikoglu's dismay. Kaverman showed for top pair while Kisacikoglu was forced to show for air.
Orpen Kisacikoglu announced all in from the small blind and Steve O'Dwyer was put to the test for his remaining 430,000 in the big blind. O'Dwyer gave it some thought and eventually called it off.
The flop fell and Kisacikoglu jumped into the lead with a pair of nines. The on the turn and the on the river did not connect with O'Dwyer who was eliminated in third place.
Orpen Kisacikoglu raised to 80,000 from the small blind and Espen Jorstad shoved all in for 115,000 in the big blind. Kisacikoglu quickly called and the cards were tabled.
The flop came and Kisacikoglu's king-high was still in the lead. The on the turn nor the on the river provided any help for Jorstad who exited in fourth place.
The final four players have agreed to take a shortened 10-minute break before the action resumes.
Orpen Kisacikoglu opened to 60,000 on the button and Steve O'Dwyer called from the big blind. The flop came and O'Dwyer checked to Kisacikoglu who continued with a bet of 40,000. O'Dwyer check-raised to 90,000 and Kisacikoglu called.
The turn was the and both players checked to the on the river. Two more checks and O'Dwyer announced a deuce as he turned over .
"Deuce," Kisacikoglu grumbled as he conceded the pot.
The action folded to Byron Kaverman in the small blind who shipped all in. Ben Heath was in the big blind on the short stack and called off his stack of 200,000.
Despite holding a slight preflop lead, Heath was out-flopped when Kaverman spiked a pair on the flop. The and runout was no help to Heath who was eliminated in fifth place.