Matt Grapenthien: / /
Todd Brunson: / — fold
James Obst: / /
On third street, Grapenthien was the bring-in, Brunson completed, Obst raised, then Grapenthien reraised. That knocked Brunson out of the way, and then Obst called.
On fourth street, Obst check-called a bet from Grapenthien, and then Grapenthien led with a bet on fifth street after he picked up the best hand showing. On sixth street, Obst bet, Grapenthien raised, and Obst called.
On the final street, seventh street, Obst check-called a bet from Grapenthien.
"Quads," said Grapenthien as he tabled the for quad eights — the second time he has had quads today.
Obst was left with just 33,000 in chips.
Grapenthien: / — fold
Brunson: / /
Obst: / /
On the next hand after getting crippled down Grapenthien's quad eights, Obst was all in on third street against his two opponents. Grapenthien and Brunson checked down to sixth street, before Brunson fired a bet and Grapenthien folded.
Brunson showed the from his hand for three-of-a-kind fives, and Obst had the . Brunson made the on the end for a full house, and Obst finished with the . With that, Obst was eliminated in third place, and it was down to the final two.
Obst earned $103,895.