A brier clock-pause now as the latest of late Super High Rollers swell the field beyond 16. Steve O'Dwyer, 2018 champion in this very event, has caused a redraw to make three short-handed tables, sure to increase the action of an already turbo-charged Day 2. The new line-ups: Table Seat Player 1 1 Ben Heath 1 2 Luke Reeves 1 3 Sergi
With roughly 2,500,000 in the pot and the board reading [JdKh4cQs], action was on Steve O'Dwyer in middle position with 750,000 committed, facing a raise from Brandon Sheils to 2,800,000 from under the gun. After using a time extension O'Dwyer called. The river was the [Js], Sheils bet 1,900,000 and O'Dwyer
Joe Cada raised all in for 560,000 from the cutoff and Steve O'Dwyer isolated from the button. Cada: [KsKc] O'Dwyer: [9h9c] The board ran out [Qh7h3h5h6d], giving O'Dwyer a flush to eliminate Cada.
Following a raise to 100,000, Steve O'Dwyer three-bet to 275,000 from late position. From the big blind, Donald Maloney moved all in for 685,000. The original raiser folded, and O'Dwyer called. O'Dwyer: [AcQd] Maloney: [JdJs] The board ran out [6s8c6c3c6d] and Maloney secured the double.
Daniel Dvoress raised to 100,000 from the button and Steve O'Dwyer called from the big blind. The flop was [7c5c7d] and O'Dwyer check-folded to Dvoress' continuation bet of 50,000.