Alex Torry raised it up from the hijack and was called by the small blind and Michael Coombs in the big blind. The flop came and Coombs was the first to stick in a bet. Torry raised and only Coombs called.
The paired the board on the turn and Coombs check-called a bet from Torry. The river brought the and Coombs check-called once more. Torry opened and took down the pot.
Picking up the action on the turn, the board read with around 10,000 chips in the middle. Ari Engel was on the button and threw in a bet. His opponent called and the landed on the river.
The action checked to Engel again who fired another bullet. His opponent called and Engel flipped over for trip eights and was awarded the pot.
Frank Kassela opened with a raise from under the gun and the button stuck in a three-bet. The blinds folded and Kassela called to see a flop of . Kassela checked to his opponent who threw in a bet and Kassela called.
The turn was the and Kassela check-called another bet from his opponent. The river brought the and Kassela checked blind. His opponent checked it back and Kassela tabled to scoop the pot.
The players are going on another 15-minute break with late registration staying open for another two levels.
Dario Sammartino raised it up from the small blind and Dmitry Shunikov called from the big blind. The flop came and Sammartino continued with a bet which Shunikov called.
The turn was the and Sammartino checked this time. Shunikov threw in a bet and Sammartino stuck around for the on the river. Sammartino check-called another bet from Shunikov who showed for a flopped straight. Sammartino was unable to beat it and threw his cards to the muck.