Eddie Blumenthal has shown that he is going nowhere and is prepared to grind this one out, having taken another couple of pots off Geffrey Klein.
Klein limped in from the button and Blumenthal checked his option from the big blind to see a flop of ; Blumenthal led out for 50,000 and Klein called before both players checked down the turn of the and the river . Blumenthal showed down and his two pair was good for that pot.
Then in the next hand, Blumenthal limped in from the button and Klein checked from the big blind before the dealer spread the flop of . Klein checked and Bumenthal led out for 60,000, but Klein check-raised to 200,000. Blumenthal flat-called, so it was off to the turn of the of the .
Klein checked, Blumenthal fired out 235,000 and Klein mucked his hand.
It may be slow in terms of the action, but we can safely say that the railbirds are clearly enjoying the call of the cards from maestro MC and tournament supervisor Bob Smith, who has given Klein the nickname "Doc", owing to the fact that the Texas native is a practicing gynecologist!