Event #57: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em Championship

Bracelet #11 Will Have to Wait; Chan is Out

Johnny Chan eliminated

The table folded around to Johnny Chan in the cutoff seat, and he moved all in for his last 550,000 chips. Jonathan Driscoll snap-called on the button, the blinds folded, and the cards were on their backs with the two-time World Champion at risk:

Chan: {J-Spades} {J-Diamonds}
Driscoll: {A-Clubs} {A-Spades}

It was kings into aces that took most of Chan's hard-earned chips this afternoon, and now he was drawing to another two-outer, this time for his tournament life. The dealer failed to provide any help for Chan on board this time either; it came {3-Spades} {6-Clubs} {7-Diamonds} {5-Hearts} {7-Hearts}.

So many people in the poker world jumped aboard the Orient Express this week as Chan made another deep run, twenty years removed from his last Championship. It's over now though, and the cameras and microphones were rolling as Chan wished his table luck and headed to the payout desk. When he was announced to the room, he received a warm, congratulatory applause, but we're pretty sure he'd rather have a stack of chips instead.

Tags: Johnny ChanJonathan Driscoll