Jeff Lisandro defended big blind from a 7,000 cutoff open by Dario Sammartino and check-called an identical bet on . The had Lisandro leading out for 12,000 and Sammartino called. Lisandro barreled again for 22,000 on the river, and that convinced Sammartino to muck without much delay.
Dario Sammartino was under the gun, betting 10,000 into the pot on the flop. Big blind Warwick Mirzikinian check-raised to 30,000 and Sammartino shoved for 89,000. Mirzikinian snapped him off and Sammartino's face indicated troubles.
But he was in a better position than he initially thought as his was ahead of Mirzikinian's .
Sammartino still had to fade clubs on two streets to score the double and he did so on the turn and river.
Aaron Rogers opened with and called the shove of big blind John Hennigan, who was live with but didn't overtake the superior hand. Hennigan finishes in 12th one day after coming runner-up in the $50K Poker Players Championship.