Hand #176: After folding that big hand to Jay Farber, Marc McLaughlin was involved again with an opening raise to 750,000 from the small blind. Then Matthew Reed reraised to 1.4 million, forcing a fold from McLaughlin.
Hand #177: It folded to McLaughlin on the button, and again he was raising — this time to 600,000 — and the blinds folded.
Hand #178: It folded to Mark Newhouse in the cutoff who pushed his stack of about 5.2 million all in, and he won the pot.
Hand #179: McLaughlin raised to 600,000 from the cutoff seat and Farber called from the big blind. The flop came , and Farber check-called McLaughlin's continuation bet of 750,000. The turn was the and Farber checked once more. McLaughlin bet 1.6 million this time, and Farber let his hand go.