Hand #257: Ryan Riess raised to 800,000 from the cutoff, Michiel Brummelhuis called on the button, David Benefield called in the big blind, and the dealer fanned . The action checked to Brummelhuis, and the Dutchman fired out 1.35 million. Benefield folded, and Riess quickly called. The turn brought the man with the ax (), Riess checked, and Brummelhuis checked behind. The completed the board, Riess led out for 2.5 million, and Brummelhuis folded.
Hand #258: Brummelhuis raised to 800,000 in the cutoff, winning the blinds and antes.
Hand #259: Riess received a walk.
Hand #260: Sylvain Loosli raised to 800,000 on the button, Riess called in the small blind, and Brummelhuis three-bet to 2.75 million from the big blind. Both players folded, and Brummelhuis took down the pot.
Hand #261: Benefield raised to 800,000 from under the gun, Carlos Mortensen called in the big blind, and the flop fell . Mortensen checked, Benefield continued for 950,000, and Mortensen folded.
With an elimination on the secondary feature table, we are now redrawing to the unofficial final table.