Sunday, April 23, 2017 5:50 PM Local Time
Chip Leader Mike Amato Knocks Out Tony Lay
Mike Amato, with a mass of chips sitting in front of him, opens to 23,000 from middle position. Next to act is Tony Lay, directly to Amato's left. Lay puts in a three-bet shove for around 180,000. Action folds back to Amato, who calls.
Lay turns up . Amato tables and it is a coin flip going into the flop.
The flop comes . Lay improves to top pair, but Amato hits a dagger set of jacks.
The turn is the , and the river is the , sealing Lay's fate. Amato adds another chunk to his enormous stack. He undoubtedly holds the outright chip lead.
Mike Amato - 1,720,000 (172 bb)
Tony Lay - Eliminated