Brett Murray raised to 35,000 from the button and Daniel Weinman called in the big blind. The flop came and Weinman checked to Murray who bet 30,000. Weinman called and the turn card was dealt.
Again Weinman checked and again Murray made a bet of 70,000. Weinman called and the hit the river.
Weinman checked for the third time and Murray moved his remaining 298,000 chips into the pot. Weinman had to think about his decision and even expressed his thoughts. "I think you're bluffing in this spot," he said out loud. After tanking for a couple minutes, Weinman called and was given the bad news when Murray tabled for two pair.
Bradley Lubetkin raised to 35,000 from the cutoff and Jeffrey Tugwell went into the tank before announcing he was all in for his last 162,000. He was just seen paying out a massive bet after Alexander Condon rivered a flush on him, and was left with a third of his stack. Lubetkin was short himself, and had a decision to make. Eventually, he called.
Tugwell was at risk and tabled and Lubetkin showed , just slightly ahead. Lubetkin was visibly unsure if he was going to call or not and, once he saw he was ahead, he did a fist pump.
The flop came and Tugwell pulled ahead with a pair and a straight draw. The turn was the and the river was the , giving Tugwell a straight for good measure and getting some chips back that he just lost the hand before.
With around 130,000 in the pot, James Mackey and Matthew Zarcadoolas were heads up to the flop that was . Zarcadoolas led out for 48,000 and Mackey raised to 132,000. Zarcadoolas moved all in for about 400,000 and Mackey instantly called. Mackey had flopped two pairs with against his opponent's . The turn brought the and the river was the , providing no help to Zarcadoolas and sending him to the rail.
Steven Buckner raised to 35,000 from the cutoff and James Mackey defended his big blind.
The flop came and Mackey checked. Buckner bet 40,000 and Mackey called.
The turn was the and both players checked to the river, which was the . Mackey led out for 160,000 and Buckner asked for a count. He cut out some chips and analyzed his stack to see how much he had. Eventually, he called.
"Nine," said Mackey as he tabled for trip nines.
"Jesus Christ!" exclaimed Buckner, mucking his hand and accidentally flashing the . "F!@#ing float!" he continued. "It's so sick how you run. So sick, bro. How good do you run, bro? How do you run, bro? How do you run, bro? How do you run, bro?" Buckner asked over and over again. "Nice hand."
Mackey scooped the pot and has just crossed the million-chip mark.
Demosthenes Kiriopoulos came into the day as the chip leader and is showing no signs of slowing down. In the early stages, Kiriopoulos has stayed aggressive and shown the best hand when he's needed to.
Most recently, Kiriopoulos looked down at his cards in the big blind after John Cynn had moved all in on the button for around 220,000. Kiriopoulos instantly called after seeing in his hole cards and was in great shape against Cynn's . The board ran out and Kiriopoulos eliminated the first player of the day.
Matt Stout raised to 27,000 on the button and Jeffrey Tugwell called from the small blind. Matt Berkey was in the big blind and three-bet to 100,000. Stout moved all in for 285,000 and Tugwell folded. Berkey wasted no time and piled in a stack of chips to call.
"Run it twice?," asked a smiling Berkey. "I would love to," replied Stout.
Stout was at risk with against the of Berkey.
The board ran out and Stout said, "Once is good," as he raked in the pot.
On a board reading , Arash Behnam was in the big blind and led out for 105,000. Brett Murray was on the button and moved all in for a total of 303,000.
Behnam asked the dealer to pull his initial bet in, and it was 198,000 more for him to call, should he decide to. After about a minute in the tank, Behnam slid a stack of chips forward, indicating a call.
The cards were on their backs and Murray revealed for a flush draw, at risk against Behnam's .
The turn was the and the river was the , completing a flush for Murray and locking up a double.