Level 17 (4000/8000/1000)
Players remaining: 33
Average chips: 256,364
Here are two more hands we witnessed during hand-for-hand play on the money bubble.
Level 16 - Hand 3 (46 left)
John Church opens from early position to 20,000 and Regina Weaver calls from the big blind. The flop comes A♥6♠6♣ and Weaver checks. Church continues by going all in for 87,000 and Weaver calls all-in for less, 47,000.
John Church - Q♥Q♦
Regina Weaver - A♠K♥
Weaver is all in and way ahead but must hold to survive. The turn and river bring the 2♠ and 5♣, respectively, and Weaver doubles up.
Regina Weaver - 113,000
John Church - 40,000
Level 16 - Hand 4 (46 left)
Andrew Ziskin opens the pot for 12,000 and the player on his left calls, as does Cash Carpenter from the big blind. The flop comes Q♠Q♥2♠ and the action checks through.
The turn brings the 8♦ and Carpenter checks, as does Ziskin. The third player bets 18,000 and Carpenter moves all in, getting both opponents to fold.
Cash Carpenter - 136,000
Level 16 - Hand 5 (46 left)
Russell Licking opens the pot from under-the-gun for 15,000 and Jacob Seale calls from the small blind. The flop comes J♥9♥9♠. Seale leads for 15,000 and and Licking takes his time and calls.
The turn brings the 4♣. Seale checks and Licking bets 35,000. Now Seale wants to know how much Licking has behind. Both players have stacks of more than 300,000. Seale calls and we see a river, the T♣. Seale checks
Licking puts together a bet of 30,000 and the action is back on Seale. He takes some time to think it over but in the end he folds.
Russell Licking - 395,000
Jacob Seale - 350,000