Hand #44: It folded to NickBlackburn in the small blind, who called the extra 500,000 Soriano raised to 3,500.000 call. On the flop, Blackburn check-raised Soriano's bet of 2,700,000 to 7,500,000 and won the pot.
Hand #45: Joao Valli shoved for 8,100,000 first to speak with no interest shown in taking him on for his tournament life.
Hand #46: Santiago Soriano on the button shipped his full 22,700,000 in the middle, again, not a whisper of a call.
Hand #47: Soriano raised in the cutoff, this time to 2,000,000 and took the pot.
Hand #48: With the same bet as the last hand, Soriano opened to 2,000,000 from the hijack, Ben Underwood shoved for 22,200,000 and Soriano folded, along with everyone else.
Hand #49: Underwood opened for 2,200,000 under the gun, called by Soriano in the big blind. The flop brought and another barrel from Underwood, this time for 1,900,000. Soriano check-raised to 5,900,000; call. The turn paired the ten with the . A pause, then a check from Soriano and a bet of 4,000,000 from Underwood, at which point Soriano gave up his cards and the pot.
Due to this event being live streamed on CBS All Access later on tonight, the five remaining players will be taking a three-hour+ break before returning at 6:45 p.m. By then, it's expected the $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship will have concluded, and this event will resume with the cameras on at the Main Stage.
Hand #43: In the first hand after the break, Samuel Gagnon shoved all in for 6,100,000 on the button. Santiago Soriano called in the big blind.
The Canadian demonstratively slapped his aces open onto the felt and was in a great spot to double-up. However, the Spanish train is unstoppable today and kept rolling on as a devastating flop was dealt, giving Soriano a straight. The on the turn and on the river even improved him further to a flush, and Gagnon was eliminated just like that.
Hand #37: Benjamin Underwood raised to 1,600,000, called by Nick Blackburn in the big blind, as has been his wont, prompting Underwood to say, "Oh no! Fold now, I guess..."
He did not end up folding, but betting 1,500,000 when Blackburn checked to him on a flop. Blackburn threw away his .
Hand #38: Samuel Gagnon found another spot to move all in and did so, again no one keen to take him on.
Hand #39: Blackburn raised his button to 1,800,000 and big blind Underwood made the call to see a flop. Underwood checked, Blackburn bet 2,200,000, then Underwood threw in a raise - to 4,500,000. A second pot went to Underwood from Blackburn.
Hand #40: Santiago Soriano raised to 1,600,000 on the button and won the blinds and ante.
Hand #41: Nick Blackburn opened for 2,000,000 and won some of his own.
Hand #42: Amir received another walk from Daniele D'Angelo.