After going from nearly out to the chip lead, Phillip Hui has run into a rough stretch that finds him as the short stack. In the latest hand, one against Zach Milchman, Hui folded face up on a board of after putting in bets or calls on the flop and turn. Milchman mucked and Hui said "at least show me you had it."
Milchman didn't show but said "nut nut" as he raked in the chips.
Down to his last 70,000 after losing a pot to Michael Bees, Ismael Bojang found a perfect opportunity to get the last of his chips in after Bees opened and Phillip Hui called. Zack Milchman joined in on the fun and there were four to the flop.
The dealer put out and Milchman led out leading to quick folds from Bees and Hui. Milchman turned over for a flopped set of threes and Bojang showed for a heart flush draw. He would hit that draw on the turn and when the river did not pair the board with the he would take down the pot and quadruple up to 280,000 in chips.
Michael Bees raised on the button, Ismael Bojang celled in the big blind, and both players checked on a flop of . The turn was the , both players checked again, and the river was the . Bojang bet, Bees called, and the latter scooped with .
The very next hand, Phillip Hui raised on the button, Bojang reraised out of the small blind, and Hui called. The flop fell , Bojang check-called a bet, and the turn was the . Bojang called another bet, and both players checked on the river ().
Hui showed , and Bojang checked his cards one more time before mucking.
After winning a few smaller pots, chipping up, Michael Bees is now flirting with a million chips.
In a recent hand, Phillip Hui raised from under the gun, Zack Milchman called out of the small blind, and Bees defended his big blind. All three players checked on a flop of , and the turn was the . Milchman checked, Bees bet, and only Hui called.