On the tail end of a smaller pot between Jake Schwartz and David Benyamine, the board showed . Schwartz bet and Benyamine reluctantly called, then mucked when he was shown the for two pair and a seven low by Schwartz.
The same table now also features Ismael Bojang, who entered late on Day 1.
Four players saw the flop with 17,000 in the middle and Daniel Negreanu bet 6,500 after the action was checked to him. Only Allan Le called and they then headed to the turn. Negreanu jammed for 18,500 and Le eventually folded.
While the screens had increased from 85 to 86 entries during the break, it took a few minutes into the new level to reveal who entered the fray. German mixed game specialist Johannes Becker sat down over on table 429 and will aim to run up a stack in the final two hours of the night.
Eight levels have been completed and the players are colouring up the black T-100 chips before heading into the last scheduled 15-minute break of the night. Another two levels will be played and the field size currently stands at 86 entries.
"Write that down in the report. Mike is above the starting stack for the first time in four events," the remark by Mike Matusow came as he had just clawed his way to more than what he started with.
Right after, Joao Vieira raised and Matusow three-bet in this limit variant. Matusow bet the flop and the turn, both of which Vieira called. They checked the on the river and Matusow announced one pair. He then tabled the for a pair of kings and Vieira mucked.