David Chiu completed before Adam Friedman moved all in for 10,000. Matthew Ashton and Scott Seiver both called, as did Chiu before Ashton bet out on fourth to thin the field to be heads up against Friedman.
Chiu: / (folded on fourth)
Friedman: / /
Ashton: / /
Seiver: / (folded on fourth)
Friedman tabled his to be behind Ashton's , but when Friedman spiked two pair on fifth he took the lead. Both players caught a queen on sixth before Friedman found the on seventh to stay ahead of Ashton and his .
Adam Friedman had the bring-in - with just 14,000 behind - and Matthew Ashton completed. Scott Seiver called, as did David Chiu before Michael Mizrachi raised. Freddie Ellis called before Friedman went into the tank with his for over three minutes before opting to fold.
Fourth street was checked round before Mizrachi bet fifth with only Chiu and Ellis calling before Ellis bet seventh. Chiu folded - what he would say was the better hand at showdown - before Mizrachi called.
Ashton: / (folded on fifth)
Seiver: / (folded on fifth)
Chiu: / /
Mizrachi: / /
Ellis: / /
Ellis tabled his , but it would be Mizrachi's that would see him collect the pot.
Frank Kassela completed to 8,000 only to have Freddie Ellis two-bet to 16,000. Kassela called, and then called a bet on fourth before he raised fifth leaving himself just 13,000 behind. Ellis mucked and Kassela won the pot to move to roughly 90,000.
Helmut Koch completed before Michael Mizrachi made it two bets. Freddie Ellis called before Gary Benson made it three bets to go with Frank Kassela, Mizrachi and Ellis calling as Koch folded.
Benson bet out on fourth and the three players called before Ellis bet fifth and both Mizrachi and Kassela folded as Benson called. Sixth street saw Ellis fire again with Benson calling before he bet seventh and Ellis called.
Mizrachi: / (folded on fifth)
Ellis: / /
Benson: / /
Kassela: / (folded on fifth)
Ellis tabled his / for two-pair, but it would be Benson's / for kings-up that would see him scoop the mammoth pot to move into the chip lead.
Michael Mizrachi completed only to have Adam Friedman once again raise. Mizrachi called and bet fourth before Friedman bet and called all-in for his last 17,000 as each player's board read as followed:
Mizrachi caught a pair on sixth with the while Friedman found the . On seventh, Mizrachi caught the to take the lead with two-pair, but it would be Friedman's to see him make a bigger two pair that would keep him in the tournament with roughly 70,000 in chips.
Michael Mizrachi completed before Adam Friedman raised. Gary Benson made the call, as did Mizrachi before Friedman bet on fourth and fold just the lone call from Mizrachi. Mizrachi took the lead on fifth and sixth with Friedman check-calling each time.