Mark Newhouse came over from the Feature Table to take a seat between Chris Lindh and JC Tran in the 7 seat, bringing his stack of about 6.4 million with him.
Hand #131: It folded around to Newhouse in the cutoff who was still stacking his chips when he opened with a raise to 500,000 and only Jay Farber called from the big blind. The flop came , and Farber check-folded to Newhouse's continuation bet of 550,000.
Hand #132: Marc McLaughlin opened for 500,000 from under the gun, then Sergio Castelluccio reraised to 1.15 million from the button. The blinds folded, and McLaughlin called the three-bet.
The flop came and both checked. The turn was the , and this time McLaughlin led for 800,000. Castelluccio called, then the fell on fifth street. McLaughlin bet 3 million this time, and Castelluccio sat motionless with his hand over his mouth for two solid minutes, then sprung into action by sliding out a stack of chips to call.
McLaughlin quickly tabled his hand for a rivered straight, and Castelluccio mucked.