Danny Warchol raised, and Maria Ho made it three bets. Warchol called, and the flop came . Ho checked to Warchol, who fired out. Ho tossed out a check raise, and Warchol called. On the turn, the , Ho check called a bet, and on the river, , Ho checked again. Warchol quickly fired out a bet, and Ho went into the tank. About 20 seconds in, she grabbed raising chips, and started shuffling them, which caused Warchol's eyebrows to raise up. She eventually just called, and Warchol rolled over for top pair, which was good enough to take down the pot.
On the first hand of the final table to see a flop, Danny Warchol raised and then called Maria Ho's three-bet to bring the to the board.
Ho bet when it was checked to her, and Warchol raised it up. After Ho flatted, the turn came , and Ho called Warchol's bet. Unfortunately, we missed the river card with the quick betting, but Warchol revealed the for a turned two pair, and that was enough to earn the pot.
Mike Watson and Danny Warchol have been battling in pots all day, and most of them have resulted in Watson securing double ups. Well that just happened again, as Watson got the last of his 55,000 in the middle holding . He was up against the of Warchol, and the hand was almost over when the flop came down . Warchol would need runner runner to win, but the on the turn ended things. The meaningless river was the , and Watson got another double up to 110,000.
After absorbing a few tough beats on the river, but rebounding to recover his chip stack, Danny Le just got beat on fifth street yet again.
This time it was Jeff Thompson doing the damage, when his connected on the board. Le winced when he saw the bad news, and he was left with just a few bets left to his name.
Those bets got in soon afterward, against Maria Ho and Thompson in a threeway pot, and Le's was good enough on the board. Both Ho and Thompson held , and Le tripled through to continue his see-saw day.
Not long after Juha Helppi doubled through Thompson, he got right back into the action in a pot against Maria Ho. We caught up with the action on the turn, with the board showing . Ho check called a bet from Helppi, and when the came on the river, Ho fired out. Helppi thought for just a few moments before he announced raise, and committed almost all of his chips into the middle. Ho tanked for a bit before folding, and Helppi collected the pot.
On the very next hand, Helppi raised it up, and Danny Le three bet it. The flop came , and Helppi check called a bet from Le. The turn was the , and both players checked. The hit the river, and Helppi bet out. Le called, and Helppi confidently showed for top pair on the river. It was no good though, ans Le had for a better kicker.