The blinds are at 200,000-400,000 with a 50,000 ante.
Hand #24 – Wendy Freedman moves all in UTG+1 for 4,025,000, and Darren Rabinowitz moves all in over the top from the hijack. The other players fold.
Freedman shows , and Rabinowitz turns over [9c9h] — a race situation.
The board comes , and the pocket nines hold up for Rabinowitz to win the pot and eliminate Freedman in eighth place.
Darren Rabinowitz – 9,550,000 (23 bb) Wendy Freedman – Out in 8th Place ($33,045)
Hand #26 – Bryan Campanello moves all in from the small blind, and Johnny Miller calls all in from the small blind with . Campanello turns over , and Miller will need to improve to stay alive.
The board comes , and Miller turns a gutshot straight draw, but improves no further. Campanello wins the pot with his pocket eights to eliminate Miller in seventh place.
Bryan Campanello – 17,600,000 (44 bb) Johnny Miller – Out in 7th Place ($49,140)
Hand #27 – Neville Darrell limps under the gun for 400,000, Ben Zamani limps UTG+1, and Jon Cohen raises from the hijack to 1,050,000. Darrell calls, and Zamani moves all in for about 7.2 million. Cohen calls, and Darrell folds.
Zamani turns over , but he’s in trouble against Cohen’s .
The board comes , and the pocket kings hold up for Cohen to win the pot and eliminate Zamani in sixth place.
Jon Cohen – 25,800,000 (64 bb) Ben Zamani – Out in 6th Place ($66,935)
The current blinds are 150,000-300,000 with a 50,000 ante.
Hand #16 – Johnny Miller raises from middle position to 700,000, and Bryan Campanello calls from the big blind. The flop comes , Campanello checks, Miller bets 1,220,000, and Campanello calls.
The turn is the , Campanello checks, Miller moves all in for 6,770,000, and Campanello tanks for a while before he folds. Miller takes the pot.
Johnny Miller – 11,100,000 (37 bb) Bryan Campanello – 11,600,000 (38 bb)
Hand #18 – Johnny Miller raises under the gun to 675,000, and Neville Darrell calls from middle position. The flop comes , Miller bets 575,000, and Darrell calls. The turn is the , Miller bets 1,400,000, and Darrell calls again.
The river pairs the board with the , Miller bets 2,000,000, and Darrell calls. Miller shows for a missed straight draw (king high), and Darrell double-checks his hand before turning over [Qd8d] to win the pot with a diamond flush.
Neville Darrell – 20,800,000 (69 bb) Johnny Miller – 6,600,000 (22 bb)
Hand #20 – Neville Darrell raises under the gun to 1,300,000, Sam Barnhart calls all in from the cutoff for 200,000, and everyone else folds. Barnhart says, “I hope I have live cards,” and he shows [9d2d]. Darrell turns over [8d8s], and Barnhart will need to improve to stay alive.
The board comes , and the pocket eights hold up for Darrell to win the pot and eliminate Barnhart in ninth place.
Neville Darrell – 21,000,000 (70 bb) Sam Barnhart – Out in 9th Place ($23,725)
Level 36 comes to an end, and the players take a 10-minute break.
From this point forward, we will be tracking the number of hands at the final table, but we will only be reporting the hands with significant action.
Hand #2 – Bryan Campanello min-raises from the hijack to 400,000, Sam Barnhart moves all in from the cutoff for 725,000, and Campanello calls with . Barnhart turns over , and he’s a favorite to double up here.
The board comes — Campanello flops a double-gutshot straight draw and turns a pair, but the pocket jacks hold up for Barnhart to double up in chips.
Hand #7 – Darren Rabinowitz min-raises from middle position to 400,000, Jon Cohen reraises from the button to 850,000, and Bryan Campanello cold four-bets from the big blind to 2,260,000. Rabinowitz folds, and Cohen five-bets it to 3,500,000.
Campanello thinks for a while before he folds, and Cohen takes the pot.
Hand #8 – Darren Rabinowitz min-raises UTG+1 to 400,000, and Neville Darrell calls from middle position. Both players check to the turn on a board of , Rabinowitz bets 400,000, and Darrell calls.
The river is the , Rabinowitz bets 1,275,000, and Darrell calls. Rabinowitz shows for a pair of nines, and it appears to be good and Darrell studies his own hand without showing it.
But then Darrell seems to realize that he has the best hand, and turns over to win the pot with two pair, aces and sixes. Several players express shock at the slow-roll, though it’s a bit restrained because it appeared to be unintentional.
Level 35 begins with 11 players remaining, and increased blinds of 100,000-200,000 with a 25,000 ante.
Ben Zamani raises from the button to 430,000, and Johnny Miller calls from the big blind. The flop comes , Miller checks, Zamani bets 480,000, and Miller calls. The turn is the , and both players check.
The river is the , Miller checks, Zamani bets 885,000, and Miller calls. Zamani shows for a pair of fours, but Miller turns over to win the pot with a pair of jacks.
Johnny Miller – 11,700,000 (58 bb) Ben Zamani – 7,150,000 (35 bb)
Joe Cohen raises from the hijack to 425,000, Ty Reiman moves all in from the small blind for 3,120,000, and Cohen calls with . Reiman turns over , and he’ll need to improve to stay alive.
The board comes , and the pocket eights hold up for Cohen to win the pot and eliminate Reiman in 11th place.
Joe Cohen – 15,200,000 (76 bb) Ty Reiman – Out in 11th Place ($15,250)
As Reiman busts, there is a hand already in progress at Table 1.
Nicolas Cardyn moves all in under the gun for about 2.1 million, and chipleader Bryan Campanello calls from the small blind with . Cardyn turns over , and he’ll need to improve to stay alive.
The board comes , and Cardyn rivers a king-high straight. Unfortunately for him, Campanello rivers an ace-high flush. Cardyn is eliminated in 10th place.
Bryan Campanello – 17,200,000 (86 bb) Nicolas Cardyn – Out in 10th Place ($15,250)
The final nine players redraw for seats at the official final table, and we will be posting updated chip counts and seating positions in a few minutes.