Hand #241: David Benefield raised to 600,000 on the button, Sylvain Loosli called in the small blind, and the flop fell . The pair checked, the turned, and Loosli check-called a bet of 650,000 from Benefield. The completed the board, Loosli quickly checked, and Benefield fired out 1.65 million. Loosli tank-folded.
Hand #242: Carlos Mortensen raised to 600,000 from the hijack seat, winning the blinds and antes.
Hand #243: Ryan Riess raised to 600,000 on the button, Michiel Brummelhuis defended his big blind, and the dealer fanned . Both players checked. The turn was the , Brummelhuis checked again, and Riess fired out 550,000, winning the pot.
Hand #244: Loosli raised to 600,000 from the hijack seat, Mortensen defended his big blind, and the flop came . Both players checked. The turn was the , Mortensen checked again, and Loosli checked behind. The completed the board, Mortensen checked a third time, and Loosli tossed out 650,000. Mortensen called, Loosli showed for a pair of nines, but he was out-kicked by Mortensen, who showed .
Hand #245: Carlos Mortensen raised to 1 million in the small blind and took down the pot.