Hand #173: Mark Newhouse had the button. Action folded to him, and he raised to 600,000. JC Tran three-bet to 1.6 million from the small blind, and won the pot.
Hand #174: JC Tran started this hand on the button. Matthew Reed raised to 600,000, then Tran three-bet to 1.55 million. Action then folded to Amir Lehavot in the big blind, and he reraised to 3.7 million. Reed folded, and play fell back on Tran. He tanked for a bit, then eventually began counting out some chips from his stack before checking his hole cards once again. Another minute or so passed, and Tran gave it up, giving Lehavot the pot.
Hand #175: Jay Farber had the button. Action folded to him, and he raised to 625,000. Marc McLaughlin called from the big blind, and the flop came down . McLaughlin checked, Farber bet 700,000, and McLaughlin called.
The turn was the , and McLaughlin checked again. Farber bet 1.75 million McLaughlin called.
The river was the , and McLaughlin checked. Farber fired 2.8 million. After a minute or so, McLaughlin folded, and Farber won the pot.