Hand #251: Carlos Mortensen raised to one million out of the small blind, winning the pot.
Hand #252: Ryan Riess raised to 600,000 in first position, Sylvain Loosli defended his big blind, and the flop fell . Loosli checked, Riess continued for 475,000, and Loosli called. The turn brought the , Loosli checked again, and Riess took down the pot with a bet of 925,000.
Hand #253: Mortensen raised to 600,000 in the cutoff, winning the blinds and antes.
Hand #254: David "Raptor" Benefield raised to 600,000 from the cutoff, Michiel Brummelhuis defended his big blind, and the dealer fanned . The two checked, and the turn brought the . Brummelhuis led out for 1.05 million, Benefield called, and the completed the board. Brummelhuis fired out 2.25 million, Benefield called, and the Dutchman showed for a pair of kings.