Hand #11: Zahir Gilani limped in on the button, Jerry Callahan completed from the small blind and Ryan Laplante checked his option in the big blind. The flop came and Callahan checked. Laplante bet 40,000, Gilani folded and Callahan called. The turn was the and both players checked to the on the river. Callahan led out for 90,000 and Laplante raised to 340,000. Callahan raised the pot, and Laplante re-raised the pot. Callahan called. Both players clearly knew they were chopping, as Callahan tabled and Laplante showed , both with the nut straight. "I didn't wanna get a penalty" said Callahan.
Hand #12: Shannon Shorr got a walk.
Hand #13: Esther Taylor raised to 55,000 from under the gun and got calls from Callahan in the cutoff and Victor Choupeaux in the big blind. The flop came and all three players checked to the on the turn. Choupeaux checked, Taylor bet 75,000 and both Callahan and Choupeaux mucked.
Hand #14: Laplante raised to 60,000 from the cutoff and got no action.
Hand #15: Shorr raised to 55,000 from the cutoff and Fernando Brito defended his big blind. The flop came and Brito checked. Shorr bet 70,000 and Brito called. The turn was the and Brito checked again. Shorr bet the pot, which was 162,000 and Brito asked, "Do you have two pair?" He eventually folded.
Hand #6: Esther Taylor got a walk in the big blind.
Hand #7: Ryan Laplante raised to 50,000 in late position and the remaining players folded.
Hand #8: Fernando Brito completed in the small blind and Sebastian Langrock raised in the big blind. Brito folded and Langrock won the pot.
Hand #9: Jerry Callahan raised to 53,000 under the gun, Shannon Shorr called in middle position, and Jagdeep Singh called in the big blind. The flop came and Singh checked. Callahan bet 90,000, Shorr called, and Singh folded.
They went heads up to the turn and they both checked. On the river, Callahan bet out 200,000 and after several seconds, Shorr folded his hand.
Hand #10: Laplante raised to 53,000 under the gun and Callahan called in the big blind. The flop came and Callahan checked. Laplante bet 60,000 and Callahan check-raised to 205,000. Laplante folded and Callahan took his second pot in a row.
Hand #1: Esther Taylor limped in from the cutoff, as did Sebastian Langrock from the small blind. Zahir Gilani checked his option in the big blind. The flop came and all three players checked to the on the turn. Langrock led out for 40,000, Gilani folded, and Taylor called. The river was the and both players checked. Langrock tabled for trip nines and scooped the pot.
Hand #2: Gilani limped in from the small blind and Jerry Callahan checked from the big blind. The flop came and both players checked to the on the turn. Gilani checked, Callahan bet 25,000, and Gilani mucked.
Hand #3: Langrock raised to 55,000 from the cutoff and Ryan Laplante defended his big blind. The flop came and both players checked. The turn was the , Laplante led out for 70,000, and Landrock called. The river was the and Laplante led out for 380,000. Langrock asked for a count and went into the tank but eventually folded.
Hand #4: Taylor raised to 52,000 from middle position and got calls from Laplante in the small blind and Shannon Shorr in the big blind. The flop came . Laplante and Shorr checked to Taylor and she bet 105,000. Laplante called and Shorr folded. The turn was the . Laplante checked again and Taylor bet 140,000 this time. Laplante stared at Taylor and then put in a check-raise to 475,000. Taylor tanked for a minute and folded.
Hand #5: Shorr limped in from the small blind and Victor Choupeaux checked from the big blind. The flop came and both players checked to the on the turn. Shorr led out for 25,000 and Choupeaux called. The river was the and both players checked. Shorr tabled for a pair of tens and Choupeaux mucked.
Jagdeep Singh raised to 55,000 in middle position and Ryan Laplante called in the big blind. They checked the flop and the turn. On the river, Laplante bet out 67,000. Singh raised to 150,000 and Laplante showed and folded.
After the elimination of Mark Radoja in 10th place, the remaining nine players have come together to form the unofficial final table of nine.
Esther "Etay" Taylor leads the field with 1,800,000 in chips in search of her first WSOP gold bracelet. She's joined by notables Ryan Laplante, hunting for bracelet number two, and Shannon Shorr, who is also looking to earn his first bracelet.
Here is a look at the seating assignments and chip counts of the final players: