There was just another elimination from the tournament, and the beneficiary of the hand was none other than Octo-Niner Russell Thomas.
It happened when the player in the cutoff raised to 225, the button called, and Thomas three-bet to 950 from the big blind. Both his opponents called and three players saw a flop of . Thomas checked, the cutoff bet 1,100, and both the button and Thomas called.
Two checks on the turn saw one of the players bet 3,000 and only Thomas called. When the completed the board on the river, Thomas checked and then called when the cutoff moved all in. Thomas tabled the for a full house, and it was good as his opponent mucked his cards before making a hasty exit from the tournament area.