ANZPT Adelaide: Day 1B, level 7 (blinds 300-600, ante 50)

8.15pm: Dunst drops in final stages

In the last few hands before the end of the day, Tony bond18 Dunst and Andrew luckychewy Lichtenberger battled all the way on a board that fell K♣ 8♠ 6♣ 2♥ Q♣. Dunst checked to Lichtenberger on the river, who fired out a bet of about 15,000 into a pot worth about 25,000. Dunst called, only to insta-muck when Lichtenberger rolled up 5♣ 4♣ for a rivered flush. Lichtenberger rose to 86,500 in chips while Dunst was crippled back to 33,000.

8pm: Short stacks stumbling

Adelaide poker stalwart Sam Chaptini was unable to channel some last-minute luck from his sparkly card protector, having just been busted at the hands of Australian PokerStars Player Liam O'Rourke.

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Sam Chaptini's ANZPT Adelaide Main Event hopes ended inside the final hour of play

Chaptini moved the last of his stack into the middle with A♣ 9♣, but was snap-called by O'Rourke who showed T♥ T♣. O'Rourke improved to a set on the flop of 9♠ Q♣ T♦ and held all the way as the turn and river bricked out 5♠, 2♣, casting out Chaptini from the tournament.

Moments later, Jackie Glazier moved the last of her money into the middle on a board that read 6♣ T♠ 9♥ K♠ holding K♣ T♥, but was called down by Australian PokerStars Qualifier Sam Rotar who tabled 7♠ 6♠ for a flush draw. Rotar spiked the 4♠ on the river to move up to 58,000 in chips and Glazier was gone.

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Jackie Glazier's two-pair were overtaken on the river by Sam Rotar's flush

7.45pm: Benton bounces one

PokerStars Sponsored Player Aaron Benton is back in the groove and up to almost 40,000 in chips after sending another opponent to the rail in a hand that played out just after the start of the final level. The short-stacked opponent committed the last of his money before the flop with K♦ J♦, but was called by Benton who showed A♠ J♥. The dealer spread the board of J♣ 5♣ 5♠ 9♠ 9♦, giving both players two pair but Benton had the opponent outkicked and on his way to the exit.

7.30pm: Daniel dents Assadourian

Australian PokerStars Qualifier Daniel Andrews scored a timely double up through PokerStars.net Team Australia Pro Eric Assadourian as the clock ticked into the final hour of play on day 1B. The money was all in pre-flop; Assadourian revealed Q♠ Q♣ but Andrews rolled up A♠ A♥.

The dealer burned then produced the Q♦ in the window, but the A♣ trailed along with the 6♥ to complete the flop. Assadourian was left with only the case queen to win, but the turn and river ran out 2♦, 6♣ to see Andrews double up to 36,500 in chips. Assadourian took a hit, but he's still looking solid with around 56,000.

7.15pm: Frank's fighting back

Adelaide's Frank Agostino has just managed to double up to 33,000 in chips through Melbourne's Sam Rotar, getting his money into the middle pre-flop with J♠ J♣ against Rotar's A♥ Q♥. The flop of 9♦ 2♠ A♠ saw Rotar overtake Agostino for the lead and he stayed there when the 4♣ fell on the turn. However Agostino jumped for joy when the J♦ spiked on the river for the set. It hasn't overly concerned Rotar though, as he's sitting on a stack of around 45,000.

• Compiled by Sean Callander and Landon Blackhall