Hand #178: Jeff Blenkarn raised to 360,000 and won the pot.
Hand #179: Mike Kachan raised to 240,000 and Blenkarn called. On the flop, Blenkarn bet 325,000 and Kachan quickly grabbed into his stack, making the call. Blenkarn checked the turn and Kachan bet 275,000.
Both opponents stared at each other and Blenkarn folded after about one minute of consideration.
Hand #180: Blenkarn announced a raise and made it 240,000 to go, Kachan called. Kachan checked the flop, Blenkarn quickly bet 400,000 and his opponent already placed the chips for the call while it was announced.
The turn was checked through and Kachan announced 395,000 only moments after the completed the board. Blenkarn quickly called with but that was only second best to the of Kachan.
Hand #181: Blenkarn got a walk.
Hand #182: Kachan also received a walk.