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From the hijack seat, NBA star Paul Pierce raised to 1,100. The player on the button and the player in the big blind both called to see the flop come down . All three players checked through to see the pair the board on the turn, and action checked around again.
After the completed the board on the river, the first player checked, Pierce bet 2,500, and both of his opponents folded.
With that, Pierce scooped the pot and moved back over 60,000 in chips.
Australian poker phenom James Obst has taken Davidi Kitai's old seat next to Daniel Negreanu. Obst cashed in four World Series of Poker events this summer including a third place finish in the $10,000 Seven Card Stud Championship and a 10th place finish in the $50,000 Players' Championship.
Obst's sitting on a big stack with the end of the day in sight, even more than Negreanu who's still busy signing autographs in-between hands with fans on the rail.
Steve Sung was all in and at risk preflop for around 9,000 holding , and he was racing against an opponent's .
Sung received no help as the board rolled out , and the winner of the 2009 Stimulus Event hit the rail.
James Dempsey faced a bet of 3,500 on a flop of and moved all in over the top for a total of 17,600. His opponent was out of his seat grilling him on what he had, joking that he had eight kids to feed and asking if he would show if he folded.
Dempsey was laughing along but after a couple of minutes he called the clock.
The floor arrived and the player held the calling chips above the felt and asked for a verbal countdown. With a few second to go he dropped them in.
Dempsey turned over and faced the . The turn was the and the river the and Dempsey had his double up.
Humberto Brenes popped it up to 1,200 from middle position and found calls from the cutoff and the big blind. The trio of players took a flop of and all three players checked to see the fall on fourth street. The big blind took the lead for 1,400 and Brenes came over the top to 3,400 total. The cutoff called and the original bettor folded.
The finished off the board and both Brenes and his opponent checked. Brenes showed for a pair of tens and it was good enough to take down the pot. He scooped up the chips and now has about 35,800 in chips.