Russell Thomas Eliminated in Round of 16 ($24,881)
Nível 45 : 4,000-8,000, 0 ante
Russell Thomas raised to 18,000, and John Smith called.
The flop came , and Smith bet 30,000, Thomas called. The turn was the , and Smith bet 35,000. Thomas raised to 75,000, and Smith called. The river was the , and Smith checked. Thomas moved all in, and Smith called.
Smith held a straight, which was better than the two pair Thomas held. Smith advanced to the Elite Eight, while Thomas was eliminated in 14th place and collected $24,881.