Just before the break, Mike Watson got his last 70,000 or so all in on a flop against Sorel Mizzi.
Watson got it in good with aces, but then the dealer burned and turned the to give Mizzi the nuts as leave Watson drawing dead. Watson stood and wished Mizzi good luck, not even paying attention to the meaningless on the river.
Joseph Leung entered the pot with a raise to 12,000 only to have Fernando Brunca three-bet to 42,000 from the small blind. Leung made the call to see a flop with Brunca open-shoving his last 37,000 and Leung calling.
With Brunca trailing, the on the turn saw him complete his gutshot straight as the fell on the river to ensure the Brazilian the double to roughly 160,000 in chips.
"Payout," we heard a dealer call. We then witnessed 1998 World Series of Poker Main Event champ Scotty Nguyen get up and head toward the payout desk.
By the time we reached the table the dealer had swiped the cards, but David "Bakes" Baker was kind enough to fill us in on some details. As he explained it, Demis Hassabis had raised from the button and Nguyen defended from the big blind.
The flop saw both players check, and then the dealer burned and turned a . A raising war broke out that resulted in Nguyen getting his chips in with straight and flush draws, which he needed to hit to overcome the nut straight of Hassabis.
That didn't happen though as the river blanked to send Nguyen to the rail in 24th place for $16,888. Meanwhile, Matthew Greenwood followed him out the door in 23rd place after being eliminated in unknown action.