Hand #183: Amir Lehavot raised to 600,000 from the cutoff and claimed the blinds and antes.
Hand #184: Matthew Reed opened for 600,000 from the button, and he won.
Hand #185: Marc McLaughlin raised to 600,000 from the hijack seat and once again all folded to the open.
Hand #186: This time it was JC Tran's turn to win the blinds and antes, in his case with a raise to 650,000 from the button.
Hand #187: Jay Farber raised to 625,000 from the button, and both Lehavot and McLaughlin called from the blinds. The flop came . It checked to McLaughlin who bet, and the others folded.
Hand #188: Tran raised to 650,000 from the hijack seat, then Marc McLaughlin reraised to 1.7 million from the small blind. It folded back to Tran who called, and the flop came . Both checked, then the turn brought the . McLaughlin pushed out a bet of 2.1 million this time. Tran riffled a small stack of chips for a while, then counted out the calling chips and riffled those a short while before pushing them forward.
The river was the , putting a straight on the board. McLaughlin checked, and Tran didn't waste too much time putting out a bet of 3.8 million.
Now it was McLaughlin doing the riffling and thinking, looking studiously at the five community cards and the big pile of chips next to it. Finally he made the call, turning over his . Tran had , meaning both were playing the board and the pot was chopped between them.