Jennifer Tilly opened to 1,100 from under the gun, and was called by Haralabos Voulgaris as well as the player on the big blind. The flop came down , as the big blind checked. Tilly reached for chips, and threw out 2,500, before Voulgaris bumped it up to 6,000. The big blind folded, and Tilly instantly grabbed some chips, and raised it to 17,500. Voulgaris looked over at Tilly, and smiled, before releasing his hand.
We caught up with David Benyamine on a board of . After a bet of 8,500 from one player, and a fold from another, Benyamine moved all in for 38,425 total.
The player who made the original raise though about his decision for a couple of minutes before eventually deciding to release his hand. With that Benyamine was pushed the pot and he moved up the chip counts.
While Benyamine is already moving all in early here in the tournament, he still has life and is floating right around the 60,000 chip mark.
With the board reading , Masa Kagawa bet out 1,500 and was called by Brandon Meyers and Sergio Castelluccio. The completed the board, before Kagawa threw out another bet of 6,500. Meyers looked over at Kagawa, a little surprised with the bet, before making the call, as Castelluccio folded his hand.
Kagawa then turned over his for two-pair, as Meyers hand went into the muck.
Just before the break, both Galen Hall and Jason Duval were involved in a big pot.
It started with Hall opening to 900 from the cut-off, before Duval raised it up to 2,500. Hall made the call, as both players saw the flop come down . Hall checked, before Duval threw in a continuation bet of 2,200, which was called. The fell on the turn, as Hall check called another bet of 5,300 in chips. The river produced the , and Hall checked for the final time, as Duval didn’t slow down, placing in another 12,200. Hall thought about his decision for over a minute, before making the call, as Duval tabled his . Hall then showed his , as he quickly walked off on his break.
On a flop of Matt Gianetti checked from the big blind to David "The Dragon" Pham who was under the gun. Pham checked to Andrew Lichtenberger who was on the button. From the button, Lichtenberger made it 1,800 to go. With action back on Gianetti, he put in a reraise to 4,225. Pham called but Lichtenberger ended up folding.
The turn was the and Gianetti continued with a bet of 6,100. Pham called. On the river, Gianetti slowed down.
This is where Pham decided to strike. He fired out 15,600 and that was enough to get Gianetti to fold without much thought.