Mike Watson was up to more than 40,000 after his previous triple-up, but then had to give up a pot on the flop to lose some of that accrued profit. We just walked past his Table 445 and his seat was empty. Upon asking Taylor Paur, he confirmed that Watson had been eliminated and Fabrice Soulier did so as well.
It was Andrey Kirillov, who got the chips with after Watson got it in preflop with . There was no help on a dry board and the MTT grinder was sent to the rail.