With the board reading , Kevin Saul checked to his opponent who fired out a bet of 4,500. Action came back around to Saul who deliberated for a bit before deciding to put in a check-raise, making it 12,500 to go. His opponent made the call and the two saw a turn.
Fourth street brought the and Saul continued out for 19,700. His opponent called rather quickly and the river came . Saul once again took a while before pushing out a stack of 100,000. His opponent had 73,500 behind so this bet was for his tournament life. His opponent looked incredibly defeated as he mucked his hand after about a minute and a half worth of contemplation.
Kevin Saul, on the other hand, is our new chip leader with 495,000.