After dropping that last pot, Philippe Plouffe looked a bit steamed, and he fired chips into the next several pots, taking them down with raises and three-bet shoves. That trend may have played a role in the elimination of Taylor von Kriegenbergh, too. He opened from the hijack to 25,000, and Plouffe shoved again, having worked his stack up to 276,000 by now. With the previous few hands likely fresh in his mind, von Kriegenbergh made the call for the rest of his own chips with , but Plouffe showed up the dominating .
The board came , and von Kriegenbergh and his inferior ace have been eliminated in 18th place.
Plouffe is back up to 585,000 with that KO, just below average now.