Just like that, the 11th and 10th players have been eliminated from the tournament and tomorrow's final table is set. The unwanted distinction of final table bubble boy goes to Cailin Jin, who moved all in pre-flop holding
. Jin was called by Sangkyoun Kim, who tabled pocket queens - well ahead of Jin's ace-high.
We all know how easily fortunes can change with the turn of a single card and that's exactly what happened as the dealer spread the community cards. The first three cards off the deck came
and in a dramatic turn of events, Jin had taken the lead in the hand.
Tournament director Matt Savage was giving the play-by-play over the microphone, and as the dealer laid the turn card down on the table, Savage exclaimed, "It's a queen!" To stay alive, Jin would need a five or the board to pair any card but the queen. Spectators were on the tips of their toes trying to catch a glimpse of the dealer laying down the river . . . the
For finishing 10th, Cailin Jin took home $12,144 in prize money. With the win, Sangkyoun Kim earned a spot at the PokerStars.net 2007 APPT Macau Main Event Final Table.