Tonight's action coming at you from The Star Gold Coast in Broadbeach, Australia is set to be thrilling with former U.S. Poker Open champ Stephen Chidwick and one of Canada's best in Timothy Adams squaring off with four other talented players for the $416,500 top prize and the highly coveted
Steve O'Dwyer raised to 50,000 from under the gun and was called by Aaron Van Blarcum in middle position. Timothy Adams then moved all in for 305,000 from the cutoff. Stephen Chidwick was in the small blind, and used a time extension, before making the call. O'Dwyer used up his
Steve O'Dwyer raised to 45,000 from the hijack and was called by Chino Rheem in the cutoff as well as Aaron Van Blarcum on the button. The flop came [qc][as][7d] and O'Dwyer continued for 45,000. Rheem snap-called. Van Blarcum then raised to 145,000. O'Dwyer snap-mucked. Rheem followed shortly after.
Steve O'Dwyer raised to 45,000 on the button and Aaron Van Blarcum defended his big blind. The flop landed [Kh7dJc] and Van Blarcum checked. O'Dwyer continued for 75,000, and Van Blarcum announced a fold.
Steve O'Dwyer raised to 35,000 from the cutoff and was called by Stephen Chidwick on the button as well as Timothy Adams in the small blind. The flop came [6h][6c][9c] and Adams checked. O'Dwyer continued for 33,000. Chidwick folded. Adams called. The [8c] dropped on the turn and Adams checked.
On a flop of [8s][td][jh] Orpen Kisacikoglu bet 15,000 and was called by Steve O'Dwyer in the big blind. The [3d] dropped on the turn and Kisacikoglu checked. O'Dwyer bet 25,000. Kisacikoglu called. The [7h] completed the board and Kisacikoglu checked. O'Dwyer fired out 65,000. Kisacikoglu mucked shortly after.
On a board of [3h7c2hKc] with roughly 130,000 in the middle, Aaron Van Blarcum checked from the big blind to Steve O'Dwyer on the button who bet 32,000. Van Blarcum called, and the river landed the [9d]. Van Blarcum checked, and O'Dwyer bet 223,000 leaving himself just 1,000 behind. After using a