Updated Chip Counts

With eight players remaining, two away from the money, here is a list of chip counts as the players take a 10-minute break.

Ben Lamb Shoves on Jared Bleznick

With the board reading [2c3c3hQd] Jerad Bleznick bet 125,000. Ben Lamb was next to act and moved all in for his last 250,000. Bleznick thought it over and used most of his time bank before tossing his cards into the muck.

Ben Lamb vs. Sean Rafael

On a board reading [JdQd9sAc] with roughly 86,000 in the middle, Sean Rafael bet out 65,000 from the small blind. Ben Lamb called from the big blind as the river landed the [2d]. Rafael checked, Lamb bet 85,000, and Rafael folded.

Tom Marchese Triples Up Erik Seidel Wins Side Pot

Tom Marchese opened to 35,000 leaving himself 20,000 behind. Erik Seidel was next to act and moved all in for 128,000. Action folded to Ben Lamb in the big blind and he made the call. Lamb: [5h7h6s9c] Marchese: [Ad7d6h4h] Seidel: [AcKs2hJc] The board ran out [2x3x5xAxTx] to give Marchese the nut straight and completed the

Matthew Wantman’s Aggression Takes Down Back to Back Pots

Jared Bleznick limped from under the gun and action folded to Ben Lamb in the small blind who completed. Matthew Wantman made it 20,000 to go and was called in both places. The flop came [4h3h3d] and the action checked through. The dealer burned and turned the [Td] and Lamb checked before Wantman

Ben Lamb Chipping Up

Cary Katz limped in for 4,000 from middle position, as did Ben Lamb on the button. From the small blind, Matthew Wantman raised to 20,000, and both Katz and Lamb called. The [7h7dTs] flop checked round to reveal the [Th] on the turn. Wantman and Katz checked once more, and Lamb cut

Brandon Adams Bets Out Ben Lamb on the Turn

John Riordan opened to 10,000 from middle position and Brandon Adams called on the button. Ben Lamb and Matthew Wantman called from the blinds, and the flop landed [4dQc7c]. Action checked to Adams and he bet 26,000. Lamb called, but Wantman and Riordan both folded. The turn fell the [5d], and after

Brandon Adams Wins Back-to-Back Pots

Brandon Adams opened under the gun to 10,000 found a call from Ben Lamb on his immediate left. The board ran out [Qh7d5cTcQc] with the action checking through on every street. Adams tabled [AxJhJdXx] and Lamb mucked. The next hand John Riordan opened to 10,000 and Adams was the only caller from the