Sam Farha had opened a 15-to-1 chip lead over James Dempsey, but a series of pots have brought Dempsey back from the brink to only a 3-to-1 deficit. Most recently, he called after Farha raised the button and then check-called another bet on a flop of . Both players checked the turn. Dempsey then took the initiative to bet the river. Farha called but couldn't beat , a six-high straight and a low.
Dempsey now has about 1.65 million. Farha has roughly 4.8 million.