Hand #9: Brian Roberts shoved all in under the gun for 1.235 million. Eddy Sabat called from the hijack, and Politano took a couple of minutes before deciding to lay it down on the button. The blinds folded as well.
The flop gave Sabat top pair and Roberts a gutshot. The turn was no help to Roberts, and the river gave Sabat a full house, eliminating the player known as "flawless_victory" online.
Hand #8 Maximilian Senft opened the hijack with a min-raise and both Bryan Devonshire and Scott Mahin made the call to see a flop. Senft continued with a bet of 375,000 and Devonshire folded, but once it was back on Mahin, he moved all in for 1.1 million.
As Senft was in the tank, Scott Palmer and Dan Smith began having a conversation.
"You guys mind?" asked Senft as he continued to deliberate. "Sorry," responded Smith.
Senft remained in the tank for about three minutes before folding his hand.
Hand #6: Martin Jacobson raised to 260,000 from middle position, and he took down the pot.
Hand #7: Felix Stephensen raised to 260,000, and Bruno Politano defended his big blind, seeing a flop of . Two checks and the turn followed, and Politano dropped 315,000 into the pot. Stephensen called, and the completed the board. Two more checks meant a showdown, which Politano won with for top pair.
Hand #8: Eddy Sabat opened to 300,000 in the cutoff. and Kyle Keranen shoved all in from the big blind. Sabat quickly folded.
Hand #8: Leif Force raised to 250,000 from middle position and the rest of the table folded.
Hand #9: Dan Sindelar opened to 250,000 from the button and Iaron Lightbourne three-bet to 700,000 from the small blind. Action folded back to Sindelar who folded as well.
Hand #10: Craig McCorkell raised to 250,000 from middle position and took down the blinds and antes.
Hand #11: Dan Sindelar opened to 250,000 from the hijack and Yorane Kerignard called from the button. The blinds folded, allowing the flop to come . Sindelar continued for 280,000, Kerignard came over the top for 625,000, and Sindelar called.
The hit the turn and Sindelar checked. Kerignard moved all in for 1.605 million and Sindelar quickly let his hand go.
Hand #6: From under the gun, Scott Palmer opened for a min-raise and Dan Smith called from the big blind.
The flop fell and Palmer bet 280,000 which was enough to produce a fold from Smith.
Hand #7: Bryan Devonshire opened the button to 280,000 and Dan Smith made the call in the small blind. Scott Palmer moved all in for roughly 2.5 million from the big blind and both Devonshire and Smith swiftly folded.
Hand #4: From the button, William Tonking opened for a min-raise to 240,000 and Maximilian Senft called from the big blind to see a flop.
Senft checked and Tonking bet out 300,000 which was enough for him to collect the pot.
Hand #5: From under the gun, Dan Smith opened to 270,000 and Scott Palmer moved all in for 685,000 from the next seat over. With the action on William Pappaconstantinou a few seats over, he called along with Smith.
The dealer spread a flop and both active players checked. The turn brought the and Smith bet 750,000. Pappaconstantinou folded and the remaining players' cards were tabled.
With Palmer in bad shape and needing to spike an ace to stay alive, the dealer delivered the on the river to grant Palmer's wish of a much needed triple to 2.37 million.
Hand #5: Mark Newhouse raised to 240,000 under the gun and Sean Dempsey called from the big blind to see the flop. Dempsey checked and then called when Newhouse bet 260,000, which brought about the on the turn.
Both players checked, the completed the board on the river, and Dempsey led out for 550,000. Newhouse responded by raising to 2.8 million total, and Dempsey called off his remaining chips. Newhouse tabled the for a flush, and it was good as Dempsey mucked. It wasn't immediately clear that Dempsey was all in, so the dealer had pulled his cards into the muck before they could be exposed, as they should have been in an all-in situation.
Dempsey exited the feature table to a nice round of applause and will take home $286,900 for his 27th-place finish. Dempsey added this score to his already-successful summer, as he won Event #39: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em for $548,460.
Hand #1: Bruno Politano raised to 265,000 from the cutoff and Brian Roberts called from the big blind to see a flop of . Roberts checked, Politano bet 315,000, and Roberts let it go. First blood to the Brazilian.
Hand #2: Action folded to Roberts in the small blind and he moved all in for 1.085 million and Andrey Zaichenko folded from the big blind.
Hand #3: Kyle Keranan raised to 250,000 from the hijack, Felix Stephensen defended his big blind, and the flop came down . Stephensen checked, Keranan bet 295,000, and Stephensen made the call to see the turn. Both players checked, and the completed the board on the river. Stephensen led out for 575,000, and Keranan thought long and hard before making the call. Stephensen tabled for a flopped set of sevens, and it was good as Keranan sent his cards to the muck.
Hand #4: Mark Newhouse raised to 240,000 from early position and took down the blinds and antes.
Hand #2: Action folded around to Androni Larrabe in the small blind and he raised the action to 285,000. Leif Force called from the big blind and the flop came down . Larrabe continued out only to have Force raised the action to 725,000. Larrabe called.
The turn was the and Larrabe checked to the aggressor. Force fired 950,000 and Larrabe stuck around once more. The rivered and the action went check-check. Larrabe showed but they were no good against Force's for a set of deuces. He took down the pot and brought his stack up to about 6.1 million.
Hand #3: Craig McCorkell raised from early position and the table folded.
Hand #4: Dan Sindelar opened to 250,000 from middle position and Iaron Lightbourne was his only caller. The flop came down , Sindelar continued for 325,000, and Lightbourne let his hand go.