Andrew Akkari has dropped some chips since taking the early chip lead, but we have just encountered him winning a small pot. We joined the action on the flop of and Akkari check-called a 600 hijack bet from his position in the small blind. The on the turn was checked through before we saw the on the river. Akkari led for 1,150 and his opponent folded.
Meanwhile we have lost Melanie Weisner. The Heads-Up specialist jammed over a 900 raise for 4,000 and and her opponent called with . The board ran out and Weisner was out.