Saturday, October 7, 2017 9:02 PM Local Time
Rob James Eliminated by Justin Boggs in Enormous Pot
Told you the fireworks were coming at Table 23. In one of the last hands of the night, the two largest stacks at the room's heaviest table went to war.
The pot begins with Justin Boggs opening to 6,000, and four players call, including Rob James.
The flop is , and all four players check.
The turn is the , and Boggs bets 16,500 when it checks to him for a second time. Only James calls, so it's heads-up to the river.
It's the . James leads out with a big bet of 75,000, Boggs moves all in, and James calls all in for about 170,000 total, putting himself at risk.
James shows for sevens full, but it's second-best. Boggs tables and celebrates the result, scooping the largest pot of the day with tens full. With it comes the overall chip lead, while James is relegated to the rail just prior to the conclusion of Day 1B.
Justin Boggs - 525,000
Rob James - Eliminated