Hand #19: Maurice Hawkins limped in for 100,000. Stephen Graner raised to 250,000. Bradley Anderson called from the cutoff one to his left. Jonathan Dimmig called from the big blind and it was folded back to Maurice Hawkins, who quickly moved all in. Graner was next to act and he too went all in without hesitation. Anderson quickly folded. The hands were turned over:
"Queen of diamonds," said Hawkins, trying to will the two-outer to come.
The flop came and Hawkins was all but drawing dead with two cards left. He stood up and started shaking the other players' hands at the table. Ironically, he would get the card he called for, as the on the turn was followed by the on the river.
Hand #20: Andrew Dick raised to 225,000 from early position and one seat over, Stephen Graner made it 570,000 to go. All opponents - including the blinds - folded. Dick carefully grabbed his chips and made it another 1.5 million on top. Graner released his cards.
Hand #21: Andrew Teng raised to 200,000 and folded when Jonathan Dimmig three-bet to 450,000.
Hand #22: Andrew Dick defended his big blind against a cutoff raise by Jonathan Dimmig and check-raised the flop from 210,000 to 460,000. Dimmig called and both saw the on the turn. Dick led for 500,000 and Dimmig moved all in. Dick asked for an exact count and it was 1,885,000 more. Call from Dick.
Dimmig turned over for top two pair and Dick held for middle pair and the open-ended straight draw. The river bricked and Dimming doubled up.
Hand #23: Fresh off his double up, Jonathan Dimmig opened to 200,000 from the hijack. Andrew Dick moved all in from the small blind for an additional 815,000. After getting an exact count, Dimmig made the call and the hands were turned over:
Dick would need to improve to stay alive. The flop would not do the deed for him as it came . The turn card, , changed nothing. The river was the and Dick stood up to shake the remaining players' hands and wish them luck.
Hand #24: Jonathan Dimmig raised the third hand in a row. Stephen Graner called from the small blind and Bradley Anderson folded his big blind. On the flop, Graner check-called the 230,000 by Dimmig and both players proceeded to check the on the turn. Graner bet the river for 1,125,000 and Dimmig made the call.
Graner had to show and Dimmig won the pot with the .
Hand #25: Stephen Graner raised from the button to 200,000 and Bradley Anderson called out of the small blind. On the flop, Anderson fired 200,000, winning the pot.
Hand #26: Bradley Anderson raised to 200,000 from the button and took down the blinds and antes.
Hand #27: Bradley Anderson raised to 200,000 from the cutoff and Jonathan Dimmig defended his big blind. Both checked the flop and Dimmig bet 275,000 on the turn. Anderson called.
The river completed the board and Dimmig checked. Anderson bet 450,000 and his opponent gave it some consideration before making the call. Anderson showed the , but Dimmig had that beat with .
Hand #28: Jeff Coburn raised to 240,000 from early position. Everyone folded and Coburn picked up the blinds and antes.
Hand #29: James Duke opened to 275,000 and picked up the blinds and antes.
Hand #30: Bradley Anderson raised from early position to 200,000. Stephen Graner called from the big blind. The flop came . Graner checked and Anderson continuation bet for 225,000. Graner called.
The turn was the and Graner again checked. Anderson followed suit and tapped the table as well.
The river was the and Graner led out for 530,000. Anderson raised it to 1.2 million. Graner looked to his left, studying Anderson carefully. He would end up folding after some deliberation.
Hand #31: Jason Johnson moved all in for 825,000. Jeff Coburn, one to his left, moved all in as well. The blinds folded and the hands were turned over.
The flop came , giving Coburn two pair. Johnson would need some help to stay alive. The turn was the and only a ten on the river would save Johnson. The river was the sending Johnson out in 7th place, good for an impressive $211,394.
Hand #32: Jonathan Dimmig raised to 200,000 and Bradley Anderson called in the small blind, James Duke did so as well from the big blind. On the flop, Dimmig took it down with a bet of 315,000.
Hand #33: Stephen Graner raised to 200,000 from the cutoff. One seat over, Bradley Anderson made the call and Andrew Teng tossed in the extra chips in the big blind. On the flop, Teng check-called 275,000 from Anderson and Graner got out of the way.
Teng quickly checked the on the turn, then tank-called 550,000 from Anderson for about one fourth of his stack. The river completed the board and Teng bet 675,000, Anderson moved all in and was called. The pot was chopped as Anderson showed and Teng held .
Hand #34: Jeff Coburn opened to 240,000 from early position. Everyone folded and he picked up the blinds and antes.