Ali Imsirovic continued to press his advantage and raised under the gun with and Dan Shak defended the big blind with .
The flop came , giving Shak top pair and a flush draw. Imsirovic had middle pair with a better flush draw.
The action got a bit wild on the turn when the paired the board. Shak led for 150,000 and Imsirovic raised to 550,000.
Shak looked at Imsirovic and over to the 600,000 remaining chips of Cary Katz, who was not in the hand, and announced, “all in.”
Imsirovic called again with the best of it and Shak needed only a nine on the river to double up. The river was the and Shak hit the rail in third place, leaving Imsirovic with a ten-to-one chip lead over Cary Katz who entered the day in fifth place. Katz managed to ladder all the way up to at least second place after being the short stack all day once Joseph Cappello was eliminated.