We were there just for the showdown, but table mate Jack Salter filled us in on the details of the hand that would see Chouity make his departure.
Isaac Haxton limped the button and Justin Bonomo completed from the small blind. Big blind Nicolas Chouity checked his option in the big blind and the three of them saw a flop of .
Both blinds checked and Haxton bet 2,000. Bonomo check-raised to 8,000 and Chouity shoved for about 29,000 total. Haxton folded, Bonomo called.
The on the turn was a safe card for Chouity, but the on the river wasn't.
"Good luck guys" Chouity said as he made his exit. Bonomo silently started stacking chips.