Following a flop, Scott Palmer checked from the big blind, a late-position player bet 4,000, Phil Hellmuth raised to 9,000 from the button, Palmer folded, and the original bettor called.
Both Hellmuth and his lone remaining opponent checked the turn. The river then brought the . Hellmuth's opponent checked, Hellmuth bet 16,000, his opponent check-raised all in for 26,000, and Hellmuth tanked for three minutes before folding.
Hellmuth was left muttering with just 11,500 after that hand, and just a couple of hands later Vinh Ho busted him to end his Event #61 run.