Saturday, July 2, 2016 5:23 PM PST
Loren Klein Moves Closer
Brandon Shack-Harris opens the button to 500,000, and Loren Klein three-bets to 1,500,000 from the big blind. Shack-Harris calls.
The flop is . Klein pots for 3,000,000, leaving just 800,000 behind. Shack-Harris spends about two minutes considering, then surrenders his cards into the muck. "Close," he says.
"Nines?" Klein asks with a smile.
The next hand, Klein opens the button to 500,000, and Shack-Harris defends his big blind. Both players check through the flop, and the turn is the . Shack-Harris leads for 400,000, Klein raises to 1,400,000, and Shack-Harris folds. Klein wins the pot, refusing to go down without a serious fight in this match.
Loren Klein - 7,700,000 (32 bb)
Brandon Shack-Harris - 12,300,000 (51 bb)