Hand #22: Ryan Riess made it 70,000 with and Ben Tollerene flatted in the small blind, inviting big blind Jake Schindler to the contest with .
Riess hit a flush draw on the flop and bet 40,000, just one-sixth of the pot. Tollerene stuck around for the small price while Schindler mucked.
Tollerene checked the turn and Riess barreled for 135,000, now adding an open-ended straight draw to his outs. Tollerene folded.
Hand #23: Cary Katz opened to 75,000 with and Tollerene paused with on the button. He eventually threw in 225,000 and Katz called his three-bet to continue to the flop.
Katz flopped top two on the and waited to see how much Tollerene was going to invest. Tollerene continued with a 150,000-bet and Katz called after 30 seconds.
The turn was safe for Katz who checked to his opponent again. Tollerene took his time before checking back to let the dealer roll over the river. Katz checked one more time, trying to induce a bet from Tollerene and the high-stakes cash game pro burned a time extension before checking.
"You lost the minimum," Katz observed. "I had a really bad feeling," Tollerene replied. "My intuition was like 'this is not gonna work, don't do it.'"
Hand #24: Jake Schindler had and raised from the button. Big blind Katz peeled six-five suited again, now the . He called and called another 60,000 on the flop.
Katz switched for leading the turn, making it 200,000 and Schindler called in position.
The river gave Katz the best hand but he decided to check. Schindler fired 450,000 and Katz looked puzzled. He verbally announced that he was thinking Schindler may have been frustrated after missing a flush draw. But he eventually released his hand, leaving the pot to Schindler. "Alright, good bet," Katz said.
Hand #25: Schindler opened to 75,000 with and Tollerene defended to flop trips on the . Schindler bet 60,000 in position and Tollerene checked. Both players checked the turn, as well as the river, and Tollerene showed the winning hand.
Hand #26: Riess looked down at and made it 70,000 to go. Tollerene flatted in the small blind and Schindler joined with . Tollerene seemed to be getting in trouble after the flop hit the felt. Riess continued for 85,000, earning a call from Tollerene and a fold from Schindler.
The turn slowed down the action as Riess checked back and he also checked the river.