From the button, Foster Hays limped in. Casey Kelton raised to 425,000 from the big blind and Hays made the call to see the flop. Kelton checked and Hays bet 450,000. Kelton check-raised to 1.2 million and Hays folded.
From the button, Foster Hays raised to 400,000. Casey Kelton reraised to 1.2 million from the big blind and Hays called. The flop came down and both players checked slowly.
The turn was the and both players checked again, each acting very slowly. The river card was the and Kelton fired 1.2 million. Hays took his time and then moved all in. Kelton snap-called and tabled the . Hays mucked his hand.
Kelton was all in on the river for 2.81 million and now has the chip lead with 8.02 million in chips to Hays' 6.18 million.
The jovial atmosphere around this final table has been replaced with a respectful silence as Foster Hays and Casey Kelton continue to wage war in this WSOP Event #18 heads-up encounter.
Earlier, Hays raised to 400,000 from the button before Kelton reraised to 1.2 million from the big blind. Hays, folded and two hands later, Hays came in with another raise to 400,000 from the button before Kelton again reraised to 1.2 million.
This time, Hays shot back with a four-bet to 3.4 million. Kelton folded and Hays flashed before picking up the pot. Kelton is now down to four million while Hays is up to 10.2 million.
Casey Kelton and Foster Hays heads up for the bracelet.
Since the double-up, Casey Kelton is now beginning to fight back against the aggression of Foster Hays and is back up to 5.1 million in chips, while Hays is down 9.1 million.
Earlier, Hays raised to 400,000 from the button but folded after Kelton returned fire with a reraise of 1.2 million. Then in the next hand, Kelton raised to 420,000 but he folded after Hays reraised to 1,080,000.
Two hands after that, Kelton limped in from the button, only to see Hays raise to 490,000 out of the big blind. Kelton called and then Hays checked his option after the flop of . Kelton opened for 550,000 and Hays mucked his hand.
Foster Hays raised to 400,000 from the button before the flop, only to see Casey Kelton reraise all-in for 2.25 million. Hays snap-called, tabling which dominated Kelsey's .
"Come on Foster!" cried Hays' family from the rail. The cheers soon turned to stunned silence after the flop of , which gave Kelton the wheel.
"Pair the board, dealer!" yelled another railbird. Nothing doing - the turn and river bricked out , and we're here for just a little while longer.
Casey Kelton is beginning to feel the pressure, now down to 2.1 million after losing two more pots to Foster Hays in this heads-up battle.
Earlier,Kelton limped in from the button and Hays checked before the dealer spread the flop of ; Hays led out for 220,000 after the flop and Kelton folded, then Hays folded on his button in the very next hand before Kelton raised to 420,000 after that.
Hays called, then both players checked the flop of before Hays led out for 750,000 on the turn of the . Kelton folded and Hays is now up to 12.1 million in chips.
Casey Kelton made it 420,000 to go from the button and Foster Hays three-bet to 1.05 million from the big blind. Kelton made the call to create a two-million-plus chip pot going to the flop.
The flop came down and Hays fired 1.275 million. Kelton folded and Hays scooped the chips.
Kelton dropped to 2.68 million while Hays increased his lead and now has 11.52 million.
Casey Kelton raised to 420,000 from the button before Foster Hays reraised to 1.05 million from the big blind. Hays won the hand as Kelton folded.
Foster Hays made it 400,000 to go from the button and Casey Kelton reraised to 1.16 million from the big blind. Hays folded and Kelton won the pot.