On the final hand before break Josh Oswald made his move and ran into the buzzsaw of Charles Leroi.
With the blinds at 25,000/50,000, Hyun Lee limped into the pot. Josh Oswald shoved behind for close to 200k. Charles Leroi thought for 30 seconds or so before moving in over the top. He had Lee covered. Lee made the quick fold.
Oswald showed pocket 3s and Leroi showed pocket aces. The flop came 8sAh6h. Turn 5h. River Qh. Oswald took home $6,178 for 5th place.
Players are headed to break.
The third and final flight of the $1,650 Main Event from Ameristar East Chicago is underway. The first two flights drew 269 total entries. For a recap of the first two flights, or to follow along with the action the rest of the way, head to PokerNews.com. Here's a recap of Day 1b action as told by Brandon Temple of PokerNews:Read more
The first of three flights in the $1,650 Main Event from Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago kicks off today at 2pm. Players start with 30,000 chips and 40 minutes levels in this big blind ante event and registration is open until the start of level 10, or approximately 9:45pm. Players are allowed a single re-entry in each flight.Read more