Hands #54-56: Smith Takes Lead with Biggest Pot of the Tournament
Nível 28 : 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante
Hand #54: Elliot Smith raised to 190,000 and won the pot uncontested.
Hand #55: Tianyuan Tang raised to 165,000 and Smith called, going to a flop of . Both players checked and the turn was the . They also checked through to the river. Smith led out for 250,000 and Tang called, mucking when he saw Smith's .
Hand #56: Smith raised to 190,000 and found a call from Tang. The flop came and Tang checked. Smith bet 125,000 and Tang raised it up to 280,000. Smith called.
The turn was the and Tang continued with a bet of 250,000. Smith called, going to a river of . Tang bet 1,200,000 and Smith pushed forward a raise to 3,500,000. After a long time in the tank, Tang folded, giving up not just the pot but the chip lead.