Scott Clements has been tearing it up on his table, now up to 590,000 in chips after taking a big pot off Bill Davis before eliminating Bryan Pimlott.
Earlier, Clements came in with a raise and the action folded around to Davis who called from the small blind to go heads-up to a flop of . Davis check-called Clements after the flop, then did the same on the turn of the and the river . Clements' were more than enough to take that pot down and become the first person to move past the magical 500K chip mark.
A short time later, the action folded around to Pimlott who came in with a button raise; Clements three-bet it, but Pimlott shot back with the four bet. Not to be deterred, Clements five-bet it, so Pimlott opted to just call, leaving himself with just 2,000 as they went to the flop of .
Both players elected to just stick the chips in and table their cards:
The turn and river ran out , and Pimlott was no more. If it was any consolation, Pimlott was the first player to bank