Hand #192: JC Tran — who after moving up to around 30 million the previous hand — raised to 650,000 from the button and won the blinds and antes.
Hand #193: Matthew Reed raised to 600,000 from under the gun, and Tran reraised to 1.5 million from the cutoff. It folded back to Reed who thought just a beat and folded.
Hand #194: Amir Lehavot raised to 600,000 from the button and got one caller in Marc McLaughlin playing from the small blind. The flop came and after McLaughlin quickly checked, Lehavot set out a bet of 750,000 and McLaughlin called.
The turn brought the and another check from McLaughlin, and this time Lehavot checked behind. The river brought the . McLaughlin checked one more time, and Lehavot sat in thought for a while before checking as well. McLaughlin showed for a pair of tens, and Lehavot mucked.
Hand #195: Tran raised to 650,000 from under the gun, then Jay Farber reraised to 1.4 million from the hijack seat. It folded back to Tran who called, and the flop came . Both players checked, then the turn brought the . Tran led this time for 1.55 million and Farber called.
The river brought the . Tran carved out a bet of 2.25 million and Farber instantly folded.
Tran goes to break with a stack of around 35 million now, currently leading the final 11.