It was a battle of the blinds between Andrew Woodmancey in the small blind and Mike Soroka in the big blind.
On the turn, with the board reading , Woodmancey bet 24,000 and Soroka moved all in for about 80,000. Woodmancey called.
Woodmancey showed , giving him the nut straight, and was up against Soroka’s . The river was the Jh and Soroka thought for a second that he rivered a chop, but Woodmancey improved to a king-high straight.
Soroka was eliminated in seventh and took home $850 for his efforts, while Woodmancey moved into the chip lead.
Andrew Woodmancey – 200,000 Mike Soroka – Eliminated
There was no hand-for-hand portion of the tournament with two players hitting the rail on the same hand at both tables. The final nine players are in the money and are guaranteed at least $625. With one more elimination, the final eight players will redraw for seats at the final table.
A player limped in from under the gun and Leif Force moved all in on the button for about 11,000. The blinds folded and the lmper called.
Force showed and was up against the limper’s .
The board ran out . Force rivered the nut low and the nut flush to scoop the pot and double up on the final table bubble.