Sam Trickett is getting closer to chip leader Antonio Esfandiari after he just took down a big pot against Brandon Steven.
From early position Trickett raised to 400,000, and Steven three-bet to 1.2 million from the big blind.
The flop came down and Trickett bet 400,000 again. Steven made the call and the turn was the . Tricket wasn't slowing down and fired out 725,000. Steven called again.
On the river the hit, and Trickett put even more pressure on Steven as he bet 1,475,000. Steven called quickly and mucked when Trickett turned over .
Steven is now one of the short stacks while Trickett is looking very strong in second place right now.