Hand #185: Michiel Brummelhuis raised to 500,000 on the button, Carlos Mortensen called in the small blind, and David "Raptor" Benefield defended his big blind. The dealer fanned , the trio checked, and the turn brought the . Mortensen led out for 500,000, Benefield called, and Brummelhuis folded. The completed the board, the two checked, Mortensen showed for a pair of tens, but it was no good against Benefield's for a pair of queens.
Hand #186: Mortensen raised to 500,000 on the button, Sylvain Loosli three-bet to 1.25 million from the big blind, and Mortensen called. The flop fell , Loosli led out for 1.2 million, and Mortensen tank-called.
Loosli checked when the turned, Mortensen moved all in for 4.76 million, and Loosli folded.