Donny and Eric Mizrachi started off today at the same table, but Eric was moved about two hours into play. Both are still alive, and both just won nice pots to boost their stacks. First Donny knocked out a short stack when his cracked his opponents on a board of . That hand has helped get his stack up to 125,000.
As we were coming back from that hand, we noticed the ESPN cameras descending upon Eric's table, and we saw that he was all in preflop for his last 6,800. He held , and was well ahead of his opponent's . The flop was safe for Eric, coming , and the turn helped and hurt Eric. It was the , and while it gave Eric a set, it gave his opponent an extra out, as he would now need one of the four jacks left to make a straight. It didn't come however, as the river brought the . Eric got the double up he needed, though he's still hurting with just over 15,000.