Pratyush Buddiga raised to 65,000 in early position and got three-bet to 168,000 by Diego Ventura. Maurice Hawkins put in his last 48,000, and Buddiga called. The flop came , and Buddiga check-called 140,000. Checks ensued on the and , and Buddiga showed down for top pair. Neither Ventura () nor Hawkins () could beat it, though Hawkins commented that he wished Ventura had bluffed out Buddiga to ensure his own survival.
Maurice Hawkins Eliminated in 16th Place ($65,940)