MacPhee & Romero in Strong Contention for partpyoker High Roller Title

James Romero is continuing his tremendous showing at the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS South America as, after winning the Super High Roller for $325,000 to start the week, he's not one of the top contenders along with Kevin MacPhee and Kenny Hallaert in the High Roller at the Enjoy Punta Del

Scholten Busts Romero

Freek Scholten got up from the table and told us how he had busted James Romero just moments ago. Scholten had opened the low jack with [9x9x] for 90,000 and Romero had jammed for 960,000 from the button with [9c4c]. Scholten called to put Romero's tournament life on the line. The

Romero Bluffs the River

The board was [js8h3s7hkh] and James Romero had bet on the turn and he was called by Marty Mathis. the pot had 8,200,000 in it and Romero pushed all in for 10,050,000 with just [ad6c]. Mathis folded [qs8d] and the pot was pushed to Romero. Mathis would have won the tournament

Romero Back in the Lead

James Romero raised from the button to 1,200,000 and he was called by Marty Mathis. Romero had [tstd] and Mathis played [ks7c]. The flop came down [qhjc2s] and both players checked. The turn was the [4h] and they checked again to see the [ac] on the river. Both checked again and

Mathis in the Lead

The chips are going back and forth in multiple small pots but Marty Mathis has made a little bit of a comeback already and is now actually in the lead. Stacks are still very close and anything can happen but Mathis had a good start.

Jacob Daniels Eliminated in 3rd Place ($150,000)

Jacob Daniels pushed all in for his last 6,775,000 from the button and Marty Mathis folded in the small blind. Big blind James Romero found a hand good enough to call and he put chips in the middle. Jacob Daniels: [3s3h] James Romero: [8s8c] The board was dealt [ks5d4s9d6s] and Daniels was eliminated