Michael Watson made it 24,000 to play from the button, which forced Richard Toth to fold in the small blind. Tristan Wade asked Watson how many chips he had and when Watson said "around 500," Wade three-bet to 69,000. Watson made the call and whilst the dealer was putting out the flop, Wade re-checked his holecards.
Flop: - Wade lead into Watson with a bet of 76,000. Watson considered his options and made the call.
Turn: - The king on the turn was greeted with an 88,000 bet. Watson again took some time to come to a decision, eventually calling.
River: - Wade now checked to Watson who sat completely motionless for almost a minute before moving two stacks of black chips over the betting line, worth 200,000. Wade called quickly but mucked when he saw Watson held for a full house.
The very next hand saw the elimination of Max Silver. He raised to 25,000 from under-the-gun and the action folded around to Tristan Wade in the big blind. He put out a three-bet to 68,000 and snapped the Brit's hand off when he shoved for about 420,000.
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Silver looked understandably disappointed as he left the TV set. Wade is up to 1.35m now.
The players folded to Tristan Wade in the small blind and he made it 28,000 to play. Max Silver called and the dealer put out the flop. Wade made a continuation bet of 33,000 but quickly folded when Silver announced he was all in.
Tristan Wade is the first player to surpass the one million chip mark after another clash with Richard Toth.
Toth opened the betting with a raise to 30,000 and only Wade, next to act, called. The flop was met with a 36,000 bet from Toth and a call from Wade. It was a similar story when the landed on the turn, a bet of 58,000 from Toth and a call from Wade, albeit after a brief pause to analyse his opponent. The on the river saw both players check.
Wade wins the pot and with that is past 1,000,000 chips.
Tristan Wade has extended his lead at the top and is closing in on the magic million mark with 950,000.
Richard Toth opened to 25,000 from the cut-off before Wade three-bet to 62,000 from the button. The Hungarian wasn't done with the hand though and put in a four-bet to 125,000. The action was back on the American and he had the cut of a man who didn't want to go anywhere. He studied his opponent for a minute and then announced he was all-in. Snap fold from Toth.
Richard Toth folded and Tristan Wade min-raised to 24,000. Max Silver was next to act and he paused briefly before announcing he was all in. Michael Watson and Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier folded but Wade considered his options for a solid minute, constantly studying Silver. He must have seen something he did not like because he folded.
Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier opened the betting from under the gun with a raise to 29,000. Richard Toth got out of the way but Tristan Wade three-bet to 58,000. Nobody, including ElkY, were prepared to pay the extra chips and Wade helps himself to the pot.