Hands #31-33: Neuville Takes the Lead
Hand #31: David Borrat raised to 65,000 in the cutoff, Jeremy Kottler defended his big blind, and the flop fell . Kottler check-folded to a bet of 65,000.
Hand #32: Pierre Neuville raised to 75,000 in the cutoff, Kevin Eyster called on the button, and Bryn Kenney defended his big blind. The flop fell . Kenney checked, Neuville checked, and Eyster bet 145,000. Kenney called, Neuville folded, and the turn was the . Both players checked.
The river was the , Kenney led out for 170,000, and Eyster folded.
Hand #33: Neuville raised to 75,000 in the hijack seat, Eyster called on his direct left, and the rest of the players folded. The flop came , Neuville led out for 110,000, Eyster called, and the turn was the . Neuville bet out another 220,000, Eyster again called, and the completed the board.
Both players checked, Neuville showed for queens and sevens.