Just before the break, Maria Ho was all in for her tournament life of about 110,000 against Thomas Hall. Ho tabled and was racing with Hall's .
The flop came down , keeping Hall in the lead with his eights and leaving Ho searching to pair one of her cards. The fell on fourth street, leaving Ho looking for either an ace or a queen on the river. It was not meant to be, however, as the fell on the river and eliminated Ho from play. Hall dragged in the pot and now sits on about 430,000.
On the paired flop, Bobby Oboodi checked, and then Fabian Ortiz checked over to Team PokerStars Pro Vanessa Selbst. Selbst bet 16,500, and Oboodi called. Ortiz check-raised to 42,000, and Selbst folded. Oboodi opted to call and see the turn.
On fourth street, the was added to the board. Oboodi checked with 129,000 in his stack, and Ortiz announced that he was all in, having Oboodi covered. Oboodi tanked for several long minutes, even claiming that he was "befuddled" by the hand. Eventually, the clock was called on Oboodi, and he folded with a few seconds remaining in the countdown. Ortiz didn't show and scooped in the pot.
Oboodi was left with his 129,000, while Ortiz climbed to 360,000.
Stefan Grunewald just ended up all in for his tournament life holding the best possible starting hand. Grunewald, on the button, was all in for 70,500 and up against Pal Zsibrita who was sitting under the gun plus one.
After the player in the hijack (with his ID card buried beneath his chips) raised to 11,500, Connor Drinan called from the cutoff. Team PokerStars Pro Angel Guillen three-bet shoved for 123,000 on the button, resulting in a fold from the original raiser. Drinan called after a few moments.
The board ran out , safe for Guillen to double up.