Andrew Lichtenberger has a massive chip lead over Douglas Polk and he seems to be just a couple of hands away from making the final 16. On a board we caught the action when Lichtenberger check-called a 27,600 bet. The river was the and Polk bet 76,600. Lichtenberger moved all in and after tanking for quite some time Polk called. Lichtenberger showed for the flush and he doubled up.
Polk was left very short after this hand and got it all in with against Lichtenberger's . The board ran out giving Polk quads and a double up. The very next hand he doubled up again when Lichtenberger raised to 22,000 and Polk put his 24,600 at risk. Lichtenberger called and showed against . The board ran out giving Polk another double up.
After these two double ups Polk is still short with 49,200 against Lichtenberger's 430,800.