With 1,100 chips left, Mike Matusow opened the action to 1,000 and Chau Giang raised to 1,500. Alex Kravchenko was in the big blind and four bet forcing Matusow all in. Chau Giang called.
The flop was , Kravchenko bet and Giang called. The turn was the and once again Kravchenko bet and Giang called. The river once again resulted in a bet-call sequence and the hands were turned face up. Kravchenko held for trip eights and Giang held the nut low with .
Matusow seemed more happy that he lasted so long as a short stack than disappointed. Meanwhile, Kravchenko and Giang increase their already healthy sized stacks.