|Blinds||150,000 / 300,000|
The players are now on a short break while the tournament staff colors up some chips.
Manig Loeser limped with the and Jordan Cristos checked his option holding the .
Cristos checked the flop and Loeser, who flopped two pair, bet 140,000. That's all it took as Cristos released his open-ended straight draw.
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Jordan Cristos raised preflop holding the and Manig Loeser called with the . When the flop fell , Loeser got the last of his chips in and Cristos called.
Loeser was the mathematical favorite and officially took the lead when the turn gave him two pair. The river made it two pair and Loeser doubled into the chip lead.
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Jordan Cristos raised the button to 300,000 with the and Manig Loeser called with the .
Loeser check-called a bet of 300,000 on the flop and then both players checked the turn as well as the river.
Loeser tabled his rivered two pair to claim the pot.
The final two players are now on a short break.