Play has been suspended for our final three tables, with the action resuming on Wednesday at noon for the final grind down to the November Nine.
Here are the rest of the highlights from the last hour of play: The Magician Doubles Antonio Esfandiari was reaching the danger zone, but the Magician managed to produce a double up at exactly the right time.
It’s not often that you see good three way action in a tournament like this but that’s just what happened in a recent hand.
In the hand Gabriel Vezina opened for 200,000 from middle position and Joe Ward called from the button but Martin Lapostolle shoved for 2.1 million from the big blind.
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It truly is a jungle out there with the unforgiving environment of the poker felt claiming scalp after scalp.
See you back in ninety minutes for the final play-down to twenty seven. We started with 6,494 runners in this event way back on July 3 but we are now officially down to the final four tables.
Grab a vine and come swing through the jungle with us.
Damaged Ramage When you push a short-stack all-in with ace-jack, the last thing you want to see is a call from ace-king, but that’s exactly what happened to Grayson Ramage, his last 800k hitting the middle in bad shape.
Kentucky's Billy Kopp is your chipleader, with Phil Ivey running a close second.
According to all available sources, we'll play out another two eliminations before calling it a day.
Joe Ward has been eliminated in 28th place at the 2009 Main Event and will take $253,941 from the prize pool while giving the rest of the field an early night here at the Rio.