Hand #19: Christopher Greaves opened to 400,000 from under the gun and was awarded the blinds and antes.
Hand #20: Andoni Larrabe raised to 325,000 from the button and the blinds folded their cards.
Hand #21: Leif Force raised to 400,000 from the button and the blinds folded their cards.
Hand #22: Dan Sindelar opened to 350,000 from under the gun and it folded all of the way around the table to Thomas Sarra Jr in the big blind. He called and the flop came down . Sarra check-called a continuation of 275,000, allowing the to hit the felt on the turn. Sarra checked for a second time and Sindelar fired 625,000. Sarra called once more.
The river was the and Sarra checked again. Sindelar bet 950,000, and Sarra instantly called. Sindelar tabled for top pair, prompting a muck from Sarra.
Only 44 minutes have elapsed on Day 7, but we find ourself on our first break at the conclusion of Level 30. The field of 27 is now 25 with the eliminations of Sean Dempsey (27th) and Brian Roberts (26th).
Dempsey bet-called all in on a completed board, then mucked when Mark Newhouse, a 2013 November Niner, showed a flush. Then Roberts found himself all in and at risk with against the of Eddy Sabat, and failed to improve despite flopping an open-ended Broadway draw.
Martin Jacobson remains the chip leader and the only player with over 20 million chips.
Hand #16: Christopher Greaves raised to 300,000 and took down the blinds and antes.
Hand #17: Oscar Kemps made it 250,000 to go from middle position and won the blinds and antes.
Hand #18: An early positioned Christopher Greaves raised to 300,000 and it folded around to Yorane Kerignard in the small blind. He cut out a three-bet to 830,000 and it folded back to Greaves. He quickly let his cards go and Kerignard was pushed the pot.
Hand #10: Mark Newhouse raised to 240,000 from the hijack and was met by a three-bet to 575,000 from Kyle Keranen on the button. The blinds both folded, and Newhouse pushed back with a four-bet to 2.74 million. Keranen folded his hand.
Hand #11: Newhouse raised to 240,000 from middle position only to have Martin Jacobson three-bet to 625,000 from the button. Newhouse ended up releasing his hand.
Hand #12: Jacobson raised to 260,000 from the cutoff and Eddy Sabat three-bet to 750,000 from the big blind. Jacobson folded.
Hand #12: Oscar Kemps raised under the gun and Christopher Greaves called from the big blind. The flop came down and Greaves check-folded to a 275,000-chip bet.
Hand #13: From the cutoff Andoni Larrabe raised to 250,000 and Leif Force three-bet from the button to 650,000. The action folded back to Larrabe who made the call. On a the hand was checked down and Larrabe showed .
Force showed and said, "That is not good board to play on," as he raked in the pot.
Hand #14: Iaron Lightbourne raised to 250,000 and picked up the blinds and antes.
Hand #15: Oscar Kemps raised from the button to 250,000 and Thomas Sarra Jr called from the small blind. On a the action was checked until Kemps bet 350,000 on the river. Sarra called immediately and Kemps showed .
"Why does nobody ever believe me?" Kemps said with a big smile.
"Because you play that hand?" Leif Force responded.
"What's wrong with 7-5?" Kemps laughed, as he stacked his new chips.