Hand #46: Dave D'Alesandro raised to take down the blinds and antes.
Hand #47: Zachary Gruneberg raised to 65,000 and took down the blinds and antes.
Hand #48: Dominik Nitsche got a walk in the big blind.
Hand #49: Dave D'Alesandro raised to 65,000 and took down the blinds and antes.
Hand #50: Dave D'Alesandro raised to 65,000, Dominik Nitsche called from the button and Zach Gruneberg pushed all in from the small blind. Both players folded and Gruneberg took down the pot.
Hand #51: Dave D'Alesandro raised to 65,000, Dominik Nitsche three-bet to 155,000 and took it down after a D'Alesandro fold.
Hand #52: Dominik Nitsche raised to 60,000 and Bob Bounahra called from the small blind. Dave D'Alesandro released from the big blind and the flop came . Both players checked, but after the turn Bounahra led out for 80,000.
Nitsche called and when Bounahra checked the river, he made it 105,000. Bounarha mulled it over and made the call, but mucked when Nitsche showed .
Hand #41: Dominik Nitsche opened for 60,000 and took down the pot.
Hand #42: Thayer Rasmussen opened to 60,000 in the cutoff and won the pot.
Hand #43: Bob Bounahra raised to 70,000 in the cutoff and was called by Nitsche in the small blind. Nitsche and Bounahra each checked the flop, and Nitsche check-folded to 80,000 on the turn.
Hand #45: Bounahra opened for 65,000 and was flatted by Nitsche. Jeff Gross pushed all in from the blinds for 360,000, and Bounahra thought for about a minute before releasing his hand. Nitsche quickly called.
The so-called "Professional Best Friend" was once more all in for his tournament life, and the flop came . A turn brought a flush draw and amplified cheering from the friends of PBF. A harmlessly paired the board though, and Gross will collect sixth-place money.
Hand #34: Dominik Nitsche raised to 60,000 and took down the blinds and antes.
Hand #35: Dominik Nitsche raised to 60,000 and after Jeff Gross pushed all in he folded to give Gross the pot.
Hand #36: Dominik Nitsche got a walk in the big blind.
Hand #37: Dave D'Alesandro made it 65,000 and folded after Zach Gruneberg moved all in.
Hand #38: Dominik Nitsche limped the button and Jeff Gross checked his option in the big blind. Gross then check-folded the flop after Nitsche made it 35,000.
Hand #39: Dominik Nitsche raised to 60,000 and took down the blinds and antes.
Hand #40: Dominik Nitsche raised to 60,000 and Bob Bounahra defended his big blind. Bounahra check-called a 55,000 bet from Nitsche on the flop.
Bounarha checked the turn, but when Nitsche bet 140,000, he check-raised to 305,000 total. Nitsche called and after the river, Bounahra led out for 405,000. Nitsche tank-folded to give Bounahra the pot and the chip lead.
Hand #29: Zachary Gruneberg raised to 52,000, and Thayer Rasmussen three-bet to 130,000 on the button. Gruneberg immediately announced all in, and Rasmussen folded.
Hand #30: Rasmussen opened to 50,000 in the cutoff, and Dominik Nitsche defended his big blind. Nitsche check-called the flop, and he came out betting with 110,000 on the turn. Rasmussen did the calling this time, but he folded to 275,000 on the river.
Hand #31: Dave D'Alesandro won the pot with a button raise.
Hand #32: Rasmussen raised to 50,000 under the gun and got no takers.
Hand #33: Bob Bounahra raised to 51,000 under the gun and took the pot down.
Hand #22: Zach Gruneberg makes it 52,000 and picks up the blinds and antes.
Hand #23: Dominik Nitsche makes it 50,000 and takes the blinds and antes.
Hand #24: Bob Bounahra raises to 51,000 before Dave D'Alesandro three-bets, making it 145,000 total. Bounahra folds.
Hand #25: Thayer Rasmussen made a raise to 50,000 and Zach Gruneberg called in the big blind. The flop came and both players checked. They also checked down the turn and river before Grunebarg claimed jack-high. Rasmussen showed and collected the pot.
Hand #26: Dominik Nitsche made it 48,000 from the button and Jeff Gross tank-folded the big blind to give Nitsche the pot.
Hand #27: Zach Gruneberg made it 52,000 and Jeff Gross pushed all-in behind him. Gross picked up the pot as Gruneberg released.
Hand #28: Thayer Rasmussen limped the small blind and Bob Bounahra checked his option in the big. Bounahra check-called a 32,000 bet from Rasmussen on the flop, before both checked the turn.
After the river dropped, Rasmussen led for 52,000 and Bounahra took his time before making the call. Rasmussen showed , but his pair was no good against the straight Bounahra rivered with .