Ben Eilers was flirting with the 400,000-chip mark earlier in this level, but has dropped a few here during the final stretch run of Day 2b.
Just now Eilers opened with a raise to 2,600 from the hijack seat and got three callers -- the cutoff and both blinds. "Is that a call?" said Eilers to one of the blinds, who confirmed it was, adding "Could be a fun pot."
The flop came and it checked around to the cutoff who bet 5,100. Only Eilers stayed in. The turn was the , and Eilers again check-called his opponent's bet, this time for 13,000.
The river was the , putting a second pair on board. Eilers checked, and his opponent didn't hesitate before betting 26,000. Eilers thought about a half-minute, then called. His opponent tabled and Eilers mucked.
Eilers has about 310,000 with just a couple of hands to go.