|Blinds||40,000 / 80,000|
With the action folding to Matt O'Donnell in the small blind, he raised to 50,000, and Anderson Ireland raised to 150,000 in the big blind. O'Donnell thought for a moment before tossing in the call.
The two saw a flop of and O'Donnell check-called a bet of 100,000 from Ireland. On the turn, O'Donnell checked again and faced a bet of 250,000 and went into the tank. After a minute or so, O'Donnell check-raised to 1,250,000, which put Ireland to a decision for most of his stack. A few moments passed before Ireland reluctantly mucked his hand, O'Donnel showed two cards, revealing as he scooped the pot.
Matt O'Donnell, Anderson Ireland, and Hai Chu piled 45,000 each into the middle preflop to see a flop. O'Donnell led for 75,000 and Ireland flatted. Chu popped it up to 375,000, sending O'Donnell into the tank.
After a few moments, O'Donnell came blasting out of the tank with a three-bet shove that got two lightning-fast folds.
Jonathan Thomas opened to 50,000 from late position and Anderson Ireland defended in the big blind.
The flop came and Anderson check-raised Thomas's bet of 70,000 to 200,000 and Thomas shoved all in for his last 187,000.
Anderson's flopped straight had Thomas in poor shape and the runout provided no further help as Thomas made his exit with a cash of $16,937.
Matt O'Donnell opened to 45,000 under the gun getting looked up by Anderson Ireland in middle position and Joon Park in the cutoff.
The three were dealt a flop and O'Donnell led for 85,000. Ireland folded right away but Park grabbed a beer. Park drank that one and as he bent down to put the empty cup on the floor, a second beer appeared in his hand.
Park polished off half of that one as well before eventually laying his hand down.
Hai Chu opened in middle position to 50,000 and Anderson Ireland flatted from the big blind.
The flop of saw Ireland check-call another 50,000 from Chu. The turn went check-check and the river card fell the .
Ireland checked once more and faced a hefty bet of 219,000 from Chu. Ireland mulled it over for a minute before tossing in a call and Chu rolled over for a flopped full house aces full of sixes and Ireland mucked.
The remaining 7 players are on their first break of the day and this is how they stack up: