Erik Seidel doubled through David Steicke to crippled him, and now he's delivered the fatal blow.
It happened when Steicke got his short stack all in preflop and Seidel called him.
Steicke was in a bad spot, and it got much worse when the flop gave Seidel a full house. Steicke needed either running jacks or kings to survive, but that long shot didn't come in as the appeared on the turn followed by the river.
Erik Seidel got his stack all in preflop holding the and was well out in front of David Steicke's . Seidel was the player at risk, but Steicke didn't have him covered by much. The flop was no help to Steicke, and neither was the turn. In order to score the elimination he needed to catch a seven and a seven only. The dealer burned one last time and put out the . Seidel held to double to over 600,000 while Steicke was left with less than 200,000.
Mike "Timex" McDonald opened for 100,000 from the button and Doug "WGCRider" Polk called from the big blind. Both players checked it down as the board ran out and McDonald tabled the to take down the pot.
Yevgeniy Timoshenko opened for 80,000 under the gun and Mike "Timex" McDonald responded with a three-bet to 200,000 from the button. The blinds both folded, and Timoshenko used one of his "time-bank" chips before four-betting to 375,000.
McDonald wasted little time in announcing that he was all in, and Timoshenko thought for about 30 seconds before tossing his hand to the muck.