|Blinds||250,000 / 500,000|
Hand #44: Ryan Laplante limped from the button. Renato Kaneoya raised to 900,000 out of the small blind, which folded out everyone.
Hand #45: Walk for Stephen Song.
Hand #46: Song raised to 700,000 from the small blind and got a fold.
Hand #47: Song raised to 550,000 on the button. Kaneoya called from the big blind. The flop came the . Action went check-check. The turn was the 6c. Song bet 500,000 and Kaneoya folded.
Hand #48: Laplante raised on the button and was called by Scot Masters from the big blind. The flop was the . Laplante bet 250,000 and Masters called. The turn was the . Both players checked. The river was the . Masters led out with a bet of 500,000 and Laplante quickly folded.
Hand #49: Masters limped from the small blind. Song raised to 700,000 out of the big blind and Masters tossed his hand away.
Hand #39: Action folded to Ryan Laplante, who completed his small blind. Renato Kaneoya raised to 800,000 and Ryan Laplante announced he was all in. Kaneoya quickly folded.
Hand #40: Renato Kaneoya raised to 600,000 from the small blind after action folded to him and Scot Masters defended his big blind. The two players checked to showdown on the runout and Kaneoya announced, "ace-high." Masters tabled and took down the pot with a pair of sixes.
Hand #41: Scot Masters saw action folded to him and he completed his small blind. Stephen Song checked his option and the flop came . Masters bet 200,000 and Song folded.
Hand #42: Action folded to Stephen Song who completed his small blind. Ryan Laplante checked his option from the big blind and the flop came . Both players checked, bringing the turn. Song check-called a bet of 250,000 from Laplante, and the river came . Song checked again to Laplante, who bet 875,000, prompting a fold from Song.
Hand #43: In a fifth consecutive blind-on-blind situation, Ryan Laplante completed his small blind and Renato Kaneoya raised to 900,000. Laplante called, bringing a flop of . Laplante check-called a continuation-bet of 800,000 from Kaneoya and the turn came . Laplante again checked and Kaneoya fired a second barrel of 3,000,000. Laplante folded.
Hand #36: Ryan Laplante raised from the button to 500,000. Scot Masters called in the big blind. The flop was the Laplante bet 350,000 and Masters called. The turn was the . Laplante bet again, this time for 1,350,000 which caused Masters to pitch his hand.
Hand #37: Chip leader Stephen Song got a walk and increased his lead albeit by a small margin this time.
Hand #38: Renayo Kaneoya raised under the gun to 450,000. Laplante called in the big blind. The flop was the . Kaneoya continued for a bet of 400,000 and Laplante quickly folded.
Hand #35: Scot Masters raised to 500,000 under the gun. He got a call in the cutoff from Sevak Mikaiel. In the big blind, Renato Kaneoya raised all in. Masters thought for a while before folding, then Mikaiel thought for a while as well but he decided to toss in the call after his contemplation. His tournament life was at stake.
The flop immediately paired Kaneoya when it came the the turn ended the backdoor flush possibility when the fell and the river was the to wrap up Mikaiel's tournament in an impressive fifth place finish.
Hand #31: Scot Masters received a walk in the big blind.
Hand #32: Stephen Song raised to 450,000 in the hijack and everybody folded.
Hand #33: Ryan Laplante raised to 500,000 from the hijack and action folded to Stephen Song, who defended his big blind. The flop was and Song check-folded to a 250,000 continuation-bet from Laplante.
Hand #34: Renato Kaneoya raised from the hijack to 450,000 and action folded to Stephen Song, who three-bet to 1,300,000 from the small blind. The flop came and Song made a continuation-bet of 1,500,000. Kaneoya called, bringing the turn. Song checked and Kaneoya bet 2,000,000. Song made the call and the river was . Both players checked.
Song tabled and took down the pot after Kaneoya mucked.
Hand #30: From the small blind, Renato Kaneoya raised all in and he was quickly called by Dominic Coombe in the big blind.
The flop gave it a bit of a sweat as it came the the turn gave Kaneoya trips when it came the and the river remained heart-free when it came the and Dominic Coombe was eliminated in 6th place.
Hand #28: Stephen Song raised to 700,000 from the small blind. Ryan Laplante raised all in from the big blind and Song quickly folded.
Hand #29: Scot Masters raised to 500,000 from under the gun. Song called on the button as did Renato Kaneoya in the big blind. The flop came the . Masters continued with a bet of 1,200,000 which folded out his opponents.
Hand #25: Stephen Song opened from the hijack to 400,000 and was called by Renato Kaneoya on the button. The two went heads up to a flop of and Song made a continuation-bet of 600,000. Kaneoya called, bringing the turn. Song fired again for 1,000,000 and Kaneoya again called. The river was and Song announced he was all in. Kaneoya looked back at his cards before calling off his remaining 3,190,000.
Song tabled for the second-nut flush but it was no good to Kaneoya's as he earned the full double after turning the nuts and delivering his opponent quite the cooler.
Hand #26: Stephen Song raised to 400,000 from under the gun and was three-bet by Ryan Laplante in the hijack all in for around 4,800,000. Song folded.
Hand #27: Dominic Coombe opened from the cutoff to 350,000 and was called by Stephen Song in the big blind. The flop came and both players checked. The turn was and Song bet 500,000. Coombe folded.