Down to crumbs, Stephen Chidwick posted the mandatory big blind ante along with his big blind.
When action folded around to Jason Koon in the small blind, he put Chidwick all-in for 235,000 effectively. Chidwick found a great hand to call with, the . Koon's were, however, very much live cards.
And it proved already in the window as a nine popped up, with the flop reading . The turn meant Chidwick was hoping for one of the three aces in the deck to stay afloat.
The dealer rolled over the river, officially ending Chidwick tournament run. The US Poker Open leaderboard winner took home $600,000 for his efforts.
With the official final table set, the action was halted for the day end the final six players bagged their belongings.