Daniel Idema raised on the button and Matthew Gallin three-bet from the big blind. Idema made the call and on all three streets of the board, Gallin led out and Idema called. Gallin turned over but Idema had him bested with . The hand crippled Gallin all the way down to 330,000.
The next hand, Gallin raised on the button and Idema called from the big blind. On the board, Idema checked and Gallin bet. Idema came back with a check-raise that put Gallin all in who made the call.
Idema was ahead with two pair although Gallin could still win the hand by hitting trips or a higher two pair. The on the turn kept Idema in the lead and Gallin would now need a seven, eight or queen on the river to survive and double up. Unfortunately for him, the river was the and he would be eliminated in second place as the runner up.