The player in the cutoff raised to 700 and the small blind and Joseph Vinecombe in the big blind called. The flop came and both players in the blinds checked. The initial raiser then bet 1,600 and Vinecombe decided to check-raise to 4,800.
His sole remaining opponent was tempted to go further, but ultimately the cards ended up in the muck instead. Vinecombe is among the bigger stacks in the Exhibition Hall with more than three times the starting stack.
Many details are not known, but Dylan Wilkerson's seat is now occupied by another player and the American apparently busted with pocket aces. Every other minute, the dealers announce "lost one" to keep the floor staff busy and the playing style in Flight 4 is by far the most aggressive of all starting days thus far.
Dale Townsend raised to 675 and one of the table big stacks flat-called on the button. Alex Rocha announced to the dealer "I am all in" and pushed his stack forward. Townsend asked for a count and it was 9,250 in total, resulting in the all in over the top by the Aussie. The cold-caller folded and they turned them over:
The board ran out and that was it for the American.
The previous three flights for this event had attracted a total of 703 entries, and while it appears there is no danger that Flight 4 will eclipse that number on its own, this final starting flight is already up to 600 entries, making for a solid bumper field.
"I got one of your cards, that's as much as I can tell," Gabriel Xiourouppa said. The player in the big blind had bet 1,100 on the river of a board and Xiourouppa had moved all in with the superior stack. His opponent had about 3,000 chips behind and eventually called it off with the , Xiourouppa had that beat with the for the better kicker.