Ronnie Bardah opened from the button, then Brent Wheeler three-bet from the small blind, forcing a fold from Vincent Gironda. Bardah asked how much Wheeler had left — not quite three small bets — then four-bet, and Wheeler called.
When the flop came , Wheeler bet, Bardah raised, and Wheeler called with what he had left. Bardah had for sevens while Wheeler needed help with . The turn was the and river the , and Wheeler was eliminated.
Bardah continues to maintain the advantage as we begin three-handed play.