During the Razz round, Matthew Smith raises to 10,000 with a showing, Bobby Leff calls with a , and Charles Odenz calls with a .
Fourth Street: Leff groans as he gets , Odenz shows , and Smith shows . With the best hand showing, Smith bets 10,000. Leff thinks for a bit before he says something like “What the hell,” and he raises all in for 12,000. Odenz and Smith both call, and any further betting will create a side pot between them.
Odenz and Smith get in another 20K each over the next three streets, and everyone shows their cards.
Matthew Smith: () () (8-6 low) Charles Odenz: () () (K-8 low) Bobby Leff: () () (J-7 low)
Smith wins the pot with his 8-6 low to eliminate Leff in seventh place.
Matthew Smith – 230,000 (12 BB) Charles Odenz – 125,000 (6 BB) Bobby Leff – Eliminated in 7th Place ($1,180)
Craig Chait was the shortest stack, and he got it all in on third street during the Stud-8 round, with Kevin Love getting it all in with more chips in a four-way pot.
All four players got to the river with minimal to no betting, and since it was an all-in situation, everyone had to show their cards.
Richard Shtrax: () () (two pair, aces and deuces, 8-6 low) Barry Levy: () () (two pair, jacks and nines) Roy Arkin: () () (two pair, fives and fours) Craig Chait: () () (pair of sixes)
Shtrax scooped the pot with the highest two pair and the only qualifying low to eliminate both Arkin and Chait on the same hand. Since Arkin started the hand with more chips, he receives the higher finishing position.
Richard Shtrax – 140,000 (12 BB) Roy Arkin – Eliminated in 8th Place ($975) Craig Chait – Eliminated in 9th Place ($840)