Martin Cardno moved all in for 185,000 on the steal as the player in the big blind seat hadn't yet returned from the break. However Christian Heich was onto Cardno as he made the call from the small blind.
The board landed and Cardno crashes out of the tournament in 23rd place as Heich assumes the tournament lead with 443,000 chips.
Just as we were coming back to David Griffiths' table, we found him calling the all-in bet of Chul Jang. Jang was in terrible shape, tabling against the of Griffiths. The dealer found the case ace when the flop came , leaving Jang to look for running straight cards. The on the turn sealed Jang's fate. He reported to the cage to collect AU$5,482 when the river fell .
Griffiths, who was one of the overnight leaders from Day 1, now stands at 272,000 in chips.
Escalating blinds are continuing to put pressure on the short stacks. Giuseppe Gumina moved all in from late position with and was called by Peter Denver in the blind, who showed . Denver paired up on the flop, . That left Gumina drawing very thin. He was eliminated after the board ran out .
Haki Sejnovski, moved all in from middle position. Action folded to Nir Peer in the big blind, who made an easy call with . He was racing against Sejnovski's and pulled a king on a flop. When the turn fell and the river came there was no tournament life left in Sejnovski. He earned AU$5,482 for playing excellent poker in Event #1.
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