Day 8 completed
Day 8 completed
Action folded to Pius Heinz on the button and he raised to 1.1 million. Martin Staszko reraised from the big blind to 3.3 million and won the pot. It's not much of a hand, but it is important to note that John Hewitt folded under the gun and is now under eight big blinds. He'll have to post the big blind on the next hand.
John Hewitt raised to 1.1 million and Badih Bounahra moved all in for 9.3 million. Hewitt made the call and tabled the . Bounahra held a dominating .
The flop, turn and river ran out and Bounahra doubled up. Hewitt was left with just over four million in chips and is severely short now.
Ben Lamb opened to 1.2 million from the hijack position, Martin Staszko called in the cutoff, and John Hewitt moved all in for 10.325 million on the button. The action folded back to Lamb who mucked, Staszko released, and Hewitt picked up the pot.
Ben Lamb opened to 1.2 million from the hijack seat, John Hewitt moved all in for 8.825 million on the button, and the action folded back to Lamb who folded as well.
Matt Giannetti open-shoved his last 5.5 million from under the gun, and the action folded all the way to John Hewitt in the big blind. Upon sweating his cards, he ripped his hood off of his head, and went into the tank. He painstakingly called, and was in bad shape.
Giannetti looked sick. Despite having way the best hand, he was pacing back and forth on the main stage, unable to look at the table. His friends David Williams and Nenad Medic tried to console him, but it was no use.
The dealer rapped the table, and delivered a flop of .
Seemingly the entire crowd was rooting against Giannetti. A few Ukrainian gentlemen were yelling, "ace" with a thick accent, and other people were calling for running hearts.
"Jack of diamonds for a sweat," Medic joked from the rail.
The turn was the .
Giannetti's rail clapped loudly, knowing he was on the verge of a much-needed double up. The mothership fell silent right as the river was about to be dealt, and when the hit the felt Giannetti's rail exploded.
He doubled to over 11 million chips, while Hewitt dropped to just 10.4 million.
Pius Heinz raised from middle position to 900,000 and action folded to Badih Bounahra on the button. When play got to him, he almost immediately pushed all of his chips into the middle. Bounahra was all in for 7.35 million and everyone folded to his shove.