Hand #10: Anton Morgenstern raised to 250,000 in middle position, JC Tran called on the button, and the flop fell . Morgenstern led out for 400,000, and Tran folded.
Hand #11: Mark Newhouse raised to 250,000 in the hijack seat, Tran called on his direct left, and the dealer fanned . Newhouse fired out a continuation bet of 325,000, Tran called, and the turn brought the . Both players checked. The river was the , the two checked again, and Tran took down the pot with for nines and fives.
Hand #12: The action folded to Tran, who raised to 250,000 in the hijack seat. He took down the blinds and antes.
Hand #13: Tran raised to 250,000 once again, this time from middle position, and Sylvain Loosli three-bet to 580,000 on the button. Tran called. The flop came , Tran checked, Loosli fired out 475,000, and Tran called. The turn was a repeat deuce - the - and Tran checked again. Loosli checked behind. The river was the , Tran led out for 665,000, and Loosli tanked for 30 seconds or so before folding.