While Salter tried to get an even chop deal, Buonanno wanted nothing of it. The Italian player wanted to talk deal, but Salter only wanted to do it 50/50 and that wasn't working for Buonanno.
Hand #245: Salter opened to 525,000 with and Buonanno made the call with .
on the flop and Buonanno checked to Salter. Salter bet 310,000 and folded after about two minutes of thinking. Even in chips again.
Hand #246: Buonanno opened with for 500,000 and Salter with made the call.
on the flop and Salter bet out 420,000. With two over and the flush draw Buonanno wasn't going anywhere, he called.
The on the turn didn't change anything and both players checked. The on the river gave Buonanno the flush. Salter made a serious bet and Buonanno announced all in. Salter had no other option than to fold.
Hand #247: Salter opened the button and Buonanno folded.
Hand #248: Buonanno opened his button with for 500,000, but folded after Salter three-bet his big blind .
Hand #249: Salter made it 525,000 with and Buonanno called with . on the flop and Buonanno checked. Salter bet 415,000 and Buonanno folded.
Salter wanted the organization to freeze the blinds. This request was not honored.
Hand #250: Buonanno had on the button and made it 500,000. Salter made the call with . and Salter check-called a 500,000 bet.
The fell on the turn and Salter checked again. With 2,060,000 in the pot Buonanno bet 600,000. Salter reluctantly folded.
Hand #251: Salter opened for 525,000 holding and Buonanno made the call with . on the flop and Buonanno checked. Salter bet 445,000 and Buonanno called.
on the turn and Buonanno checked with his newly paired king. Salter kept firing, this time for 1,275,000. Buonanno made the call.
on the river and Buonanno open shoved. Salter thought for about 7 minutes but eventually folded.