Loren Joost raised to 1,150 from the cutoff when the player to his right had limped. The player in the small blind called and they saw a flop of appear on the board.
All players involved in the hand checked to see the turn. It checked to Joost and he bet 800. The player in the small blind folded and the player to Joost's right called.
The river completed the board and Joost's opponent took the initiative by betting 1,200. Joost folded and his opponent raked in the pot.
Registration for this tournament is open in the first nine levels of the tournament. Right now there is a line that stretches throughout the entire hallway next to the Amazon room and the tournament has so many entries that it is played in four different rooms.
The total entries for today are already up to 3,110 and it is almost 2.5 times as big as the biggest Giant flight so far this year.
A player raised to 300 from the under-the-gun position and Sandra Garza called. Faress Berhe called as well and two other players, including the big blind, called.
The flop was and it checked around to Garza who bet 1,200. Berhe raised to 3,000 and it folded all the way around back to Garza. She pushed all in for about half her start stack and Berhe called.
The turn was the and the river the . With that, Garza has been eliminated early from the tournament.
With already over 2,500 entrants in the final flight of the GIANT, it is by far the biggest flight of them all. The first flight got 1,289 entrants and the second one had 'just' 969 players in the tournament. The third flight had 1,148 and the one before today's flight had 1,167 players. That makes up for a total of 4,573 entries so far.
Today's tournament is already at 2,548 entries, and with late registration and unlimited rebuys available, this should be a giant one.