Scott Roberts moved all in from UTG+1 for 610,000, and Michael Tait called from the big blind with . Roberts turned over , and needed to improve to stay alive.
The board came , and Roberts flopped quad jacks to win the pot and double up in chips.
Scott Roberts – 1,310,000 (22 bb)
Michael Tait – 640,000 (11 bb)
Two hands later, Michael Tait raised from the button to 175,000, Antonio Campbell moved all in from the small blind for 190,000, and Scott Roberts moved all in over the top from the big blind. Tait called all in for 610,000, and they turned over their cards.
The board came — Tait cheered the flop when he made trip aces, and Campbell cheered louder on the turn when he caught an eight for a full house. The river card was a blank, and Campbell won the main pot to triple up with his full house, while Tait won a larger side pot to double thru Roberts and make a 230,000 profit on the hand.
Antonio Campbell – 630,000 (11 bb)
Michael Tait – 840,000 (14 bb)
Scott Roberts – 640,000 (11 bb)
With seven players remaining, the average chip stack is about 1,325,000 (2 big blinds), and the next player to bust will earn $2,414.