Negreanu: DOUBLE QUEENS (Diamonds & Spades)
THE FLOP: (JD)(AC)(6H)
Elezra & Esfandiari both make bottom pair. After making a $4,400 bet, Elezra wins tonight's first pot worth 10 grand.
NEW MONEY COUNT:
1. Phil Ivey- $793,300
2. Tom Dwan- $614,500
3. Eli Elezra- $272,600
4. Dario Minieri- $243,900
5. Jason Mercier- $215,000
6. Gus Hansen- $212,100
7. Antoino Esfandiari- $202,800
8. Daniel Negreanu- $49,100
Elezra: DOUBLE JACKS (Clubs & Hearts)
THE FLOP: (7S)(9H)(6S)
Since Minieri only made bottom pair, Elezra still has the early lead in this hand. After Elezra bets $16,900, Minieri raises to $66,500...and Elezra calls!
TURN: 7 OF CLUBS
Both men check this time.
RIVER: 10 OF CLUBS- DUD
After another double check, Elezra wins a much bigger pot of $183,400!
Negreanu (who has raised to ALL-IN on this hand): (KS)(QS)
This hand will be run twice.
TOTAL POT: $99,700
THE FLOP: (5C)(6S)(9H)- ELEZRA FLOPS A NUT STRAIGHT!
TURN: 4 OF CLUBS- ELEZRA CLINCHES FIRST ROUND
RIVER: 2 OF HEARTS
THE FLOP: (6H)(10H)(QC)
TURN: 9 OF DIAMONDS- ANOTHER ELEZRA STRAIGHT!
RIVER: KING OF HEARTS- ELEZRA WINS THE ENTIRE POT!
Unlike the previous players that went broke this season, Negreanu has re-bought back his way into the game with a second $200,000.
THE FLOP: (2C)(10H)(3S)
Dwan makes top pair, while Minieri has made middle pair. Following Minieri's continuation bet of $13,700, Dwan raises to $32,900...and Minieri re-raises to ALL-IN! Dwan's response to that...a call!
TOTAL POT: $344,400
This time, a hand will be done FOUR times.
TURN: JACK OF CLUBS
RIVER: QUEEN OF DIAMONDS- DWAN WINS FIRST ROUND
TURN: 2 OF DIAMONDS
RIVER: ACE OF CLUBS- DWAN WINS SECOND ROUND
TURN: QUEEN OF SPADES
RIVER: 8 OF CLUBS- DWAN WINS THIRD ROUND
TURN: 10 OF SPADES- DWAN SWEEPS THIS POT WITH TWO PAIR!
RIVER: ACE OF SPADES
That makes Minieri the third player this season to leave the game room after going Bankrupt.
30 Seconds With Kara Scott: The topic this week is who they think is the best all-around Poker player...and according to them, it's Phil Ivey!
Hansen: DOUBLE QUEENS (Diamonds & Spades)
THE FLOP: (7D)(2S)(5S)
Negreanu leads after pairing both his base cards and bets $6,500. However, Hansen raises to $21,000...and Negreanu re-raises to $71,000. Hansen then pushes ALL-IN...and Negreanu makes the call! For the second time tonight, a hand will be run twice (this is also the third straight hand to have multiple rounds conducted).
TOTAL POT: $401,400
TURN: 5 OF HEARTS
RIVER: 8 OF HEARTS- NEGREANU WINS FIRST ROUND
TURN: 10 OF DIAMONDS
RIVER: ACE OF SPADES- NEGREANU WINS THE ENTIRE POT!
NEW CASH COUNT:
1. Phil- $799,300
2. Tom- $773,500
3. Eli- $464,300
4. Daniel- $397,200
5. Jason- $212,400
6. Antonio- $203,900
7. Gus- $17,500
Dwan: BLACK TWOS
THE FLOP: (9H)(5C)(4H)
Elezra immediately makes a heart flush draw and middle pair, while Hansen has top pair and goes ALL-IN. After an Elezra call, Negreanu raises to $39,300 and Elezra calls again; Dwan and Esfandiari both fold. There is a side pot for this hand that starts at $25K; it's quickly doubled.
TURN: 6 OF CLUBS
Esfandiari possibly made a bad fold, as he would have had an open-ended straight draw at this point; as it is, Elezra improves his lead with two pair. He then raises to 100 grand after Negreanu adds $42K to the side pot...and Negreanu folds, so Elezra just won the side pot of $192K! As for the regular pot of $59,300, two river cards will be dealt.
ROUND 1: KING OF DIAMONDS- ELEZRA WINS FIRST ROUND
ROUND 2: KING OF HEARTS- ELEZRA WINS BOTH POTS, FOR A TOTAL WIN OF $251,300!
While Hansen opts for a re-buy, Phil Laak takes over the vacant seat!
Ivey: DOUBLE NINES (Diamonds & Spades)
Hansen has decided to sit out at least the remainder of this episode.
THE FLOP: (2S)(3D)(7H)
Mercier makes a wheel draw, but Ivey still has the best hand for now. Following a $28,700 Mercier bet, Ivey raises an additional $50K...and Mercier raises to ALL-IN! After that, Ivey...calls! Unlike the previous ALL-IN hands tonight, this will be a one-and-doner.
TOTAL POT: $425,200
TURN: 8 OF CLUBS- DUD
To avoid busting out, Mercier needs a five or an Ace on the river.
RIVER: QUEEN OF SPADES
Ivey gets closer to the $1 Million mark while Mercier becomes the second player tonight to GO BANKRUPT FOR GOOD.
FINAL HAND OF THE NIGHT:
THE FLOP: (10D)(QC)(KD)
Things could get really interesting here- both players have inside straight draws and Ivey also has a chance to make a flush. Both wager $45,800 apiece.
TURN: 3 OF SPADES- DUD
This time, Dwan bets a whopping $123,200...and Ivey calls him!
TURN: 6 OF CLUBS
Dwan goes for a monster bluff win by BETTING ANOTHER $268,200!!! If Ivey does NOT fold now, he will have definitely broken the million-dollar mark for the season, and we will have a NEW SINGLE POT WIN RECORD as well. Dwan currently owns that record with $919,600 on April 5, 2009...
...AND HE WILL STILL HAVE IT, AS IVEY PAINFULLY FOLDS AFTER THE LONGEST TIME, WINNING DWAN THE LARGEST POT OF THE SEASON FOR $676,900 AND SENDING HIM OVER A MILLION BUCKS ON THE SEASON!!!!!!!!
SKUNKED TONIGHT: Esfandiari, Hansen, Laak & Minieri