After Preston Cloutier and Jean-Philippe Piquette busted, players were on the bubble. Paul Scott was under the gun with 27,500 and fired them in, all-in for that amount. Action was folded to Dustin Melanson, who flat-called the bet. Nicky Evans, in the big blind, went all-in himself, covering everyone. Dustin tanked for a while, cursing himself for calling Paul’s bet in the first place. He made the call.
Paul flopped a flush draw, but Nicky’s ace high held strong, and Paul Scott was out on the bubble. Dustin Melanson min-cashed for $1,270.
Nicky Evans and Baron Ha now share the lead, with about 320k each, while Arthur W. has about 120K.