Chi Zhang raised to 75,000 from under the gun, and Dario Sammartino three-bet to 190,000 from the small blind. Zhang asked how much he had behind and eventually moved all in. Sammartino quickly called.
Sammartino was at risk, but miles ahead, with , up against the of Zhang.
The board ran out and Sammartino did a little dance in his seat before raking in the pot.
In a three-way pot with over 180,000 in the middle, the flop came . Eric Wasserson checked in the small blind, Dmitry Yurasov checked in the big blind, and Charlie Carrel bet 62,000 in the cutoff. Wasserson called and Yurasov got out of the way.
On the turn, Wasserson checked and Carrel bet 200,000. Wasserson counted out some chips and thought it over. He eventually called. The river was the and Wasserson checked. After a short pause, Carrel went all in and had Wasserson covered.
Wasserson snap-called and tabled for a set. Carrel flashed before mucking and Wasserson got a big double-up that put him at the top of the counts.
Albert Daher raised to 50,000 in middle position and Artem Metalidi called on the button. The small blind folded and Chi Zhang went all in for 693,000 in the big blind. Daher thought for a little while and called. Metalidi got out of the way and the hands were tabled.
The board ran out and Zhang's pair of aces was good for the double-up.
Goran Mandic raised to 52,000 in the cutoff and Tommy Chen made it 150,000 in the small blind. The big blind folded and Mandic called.
The flop was and Chen bet 150,000. Mandic called and the turn was the . Chen announced "all in," and Mandic thought for a little while. Mandic called for his remaining stack of 358,000 and the cards were tabled.
Chen's pair of kings was ahead and the river couldn't save Mandic. He takes home $30,922 for his 18th-place finish.