Levi Berger raised to 60,000 in the cutoff, and Jacob Bazeley defended his big blind. The flop came , and Bazeley checked to Berger, who led out for 60,000. Bazeley thought for about 15 seconds beofre moving all in for his last 490,000, and Berger quickly rechecked his cards, then announced call.
It was a cooler flop for Bazeley, who's flopped top pair ran square into the middle set of Berger. Bazeley would need runner runner to survive, but the on the turn sealed it. The meaningless river was the , and Bazeley hit the rail in 5th place.
Hand #26- Levi Berger raised to 48,000 from under the gun, and he took down the blinds and antes.
Hand #27- Jacob Bazeley raised to 48,000 from the button, and he took down the blinds and antes.
Hand #28- Ben Palmer raised to 48,000 from under the gun. and Eddie Sabat called from the big blind. Both players checked when the flop came , and the turn brought the . Sabat fired 31,00, Palmer called, and both players checked the river. Sabat tabled , and Palmer showed to take the pot.
Hand #29- It folded around to Eddy Sabat in the small blind, and he limped in. Ben Palmer checked his option, and the flop came . Both players checked, and the turn brought the . Sabat fired 30,000, and Palmer called. The river brought the , and Sabat check folded after a 64,000 bet from Palmer.
Hand #30- Scott Clements made it 52,000 from under the gun, and Levi Berger called next to act. The flop was checked through, and the turn brought the . Clements fired 55,000, and Berger came along to see the hit the river. Clements fired 104,000 this time, and Berger tank called. Clements showed for two pair, and Berger kicked his hand in, giving the pot to Clements.
Hand #20: Eddy Sabat limped on the button and Jacob Bazeley checked his option. The flop fell and Bazeley check-folded to Sabat's bet.
Hand #21: Ben Palmer raised to 48,000 on the button, winning the blinds and antes.
Hand #22: Jacob Bazeley raised to 48,000 on the button. Scott Clements called from the small blind, Levi Berger called from the big blind, and all three checked the flop. Berger took it down with a bet of 73,000 after the turn.
Hands #23 and #24: Scott Clements raised to 52,000 from the button and cutoff, winning both pots uncontested.
Hand #25: Scott Clements raised to 52,000 from under the gun and Ben Palmer called from the small blind. The flop fell and Palmer check-called 56,000 from Clements to see the turn. Palmer checked, Clements bet 84,000, and Palmer folded.
Hand #17- Scott Clements called from the small blind, and Levi Berger made it 66,000 to go in the big blind. Clements called, and the flop came . Both players checked, and the hit the turn. Clements check folded when Berger bet 57,000, and he took the pot down.
Hand #18- Ben Palmer raised to 48,000 from under the gun, and Scott Clements called from the button. Levi Berger also called in the small blind, and the three saw the dealer put out a flop. Berger checked to Palmer, who made it 77,000 to go. Clements quickly folded, and Berger went into the tank. He eventually cut out raising chips, and put in a bet of 235,000. Palmer tanked for about 30 seconds before announcing all in for his last 989,000. Once Berger got the count, he made the call, making it the biggest pot of the tournament.
Berger's top pair top kicker was good, but he would need to fade a club or a king to win. The turn didn't bring either, but the did give Palmer more outs, as a ten would now do it. The river brought the , and Palmer hit his flush to double up, leaving Berger with 560,000.
Hand #19- Action folded around to Levi Berger on the button, and he made it 48,000 to go. Both the blinds kicked in their cards, and Berger took the pot.