Noah Schwartz has been whittling away at the stack of Dan Fleyshman, and we picked up the latest pot as the latter opened to 24,000 from his button. Schwartz defended, and the two men checked through the flop. On the turn, Schwartz took the lead with 25,000, and Fleyshman called to see the fill out the board. Schwartz stacked up more chips and slid 45,000 of them into the pot, drawing a long tank from his opponent. Fleyshman mumbled to himself for a bit, then hopped off the fence and dropped the call into the pot.
Schwartz tabled for top pair, and it was good enough to earn him the pot and extend his chip lead well beyond 2:1.
Brian Powell raised to 18,000 and Roger Hairabedian called. The flop was and both players checked, as they did with the turn. The last card to float onto the felt was the and Hairabedian bet 8,000 and Powell called. Hairabedian tabled and Powell folded.
Hairabedian raised to 19,000 and Powell made the call. They both shared a flop of and Powell check-called a 12,000 Hairabedian bet. Both the turn and river were both checked through and Powell won the pot with
Hairabedian raised to 20,000 and Powell called. The flop was and both players tapped the felt with their pinkies. The turn was the and Powell check-called a 22,000 Hairabedian bet. The river was the and both players checked and Hairabedian won the hand with