Leonard Martin raised from the cutoff seat and Justin Bonomo called from the button. Eli Elezra called from the big blind and drew three. Martin drew two and Bonomo took two. Elezra checked, Martin bet, Bonomo called and Elezra called.
For the second draw, Elezra drew two, Martin one and Bonomo two. Elezra checked, Martin bet and Bonomo called. Elezra also called.
On the third and final draw, all three players took one. They also all checked. Elezra tabled the winner with the . Bonomo and Martin mucked.
Once the short stack not too long ago, Leonard Martin is now up to 470,000 in chips. Eli Elezra has slipped back a bit to 220,000 and David Bach sits on 830,000. This is a result of a recent pot between the three where Martin was driving the action after the first draw. Eventually, he got both of his opponents to fold to his bet on the end and won the pot.
We haven't mentioned David Bach's name much since before the dinner break and that's because he hasn't done much. He was involved in this one though.
Bach raised from under the gun and Eli Elezra called from the big blind. Both players then drew one card and Elezra check-called Bach's bet. On the second draw, both players took one card again. Elezra checked, Bach bet and Elezra called.
It was time for the final draw and both players still needed to take another card. The dealer gave one to each of them and collected their discards. Elezra then led out into Bach. Bach mucked his hand and Elezra won the pot.
Jason Mercier raised under the gun and Masa Tanaka called from the big blind. Tanaka drew two and Mercier took one. Tanaka checked, Mercier bet and Tanaka raised. Mercier reraised to get himself all in and Tanaka called.
From there, Tanaka drew one and then one more. Mercier took the same, one and then one. Tanaka made a and Mercier was drawing to a . He needed a ten, nine, eight or seven to stay alive.
Mercier squeezed hard and slow, but in the end, popped up from his chair and threw an in the air. He was eliminated in sixth place for $25,967.
From the small blind, Leonard Martin raised after action folded to him. Justin Bonomo reraised from the big blind and Martin called. Both players then drew one card and checked. On the second draw, Martin checked, Bonomo bet and Martin called.
Both players drew one on the final draw and Martin bet all in for 20,000. Bonomo called. Martin showed and Bonomo mucked.
Jason Mercier raised from middle position and Justin Bonomo called from the big blind. Bonomo drew three and Mercier drew two. Both players checked. Bonomo then drew one and Mercier two. Bonomo bet and Mercier called all in. Both players then stood pat.
Mercier showed a to win the pot against Bonomo's and double up.