From middle position, Brad Albrinck raised to 160,000. Action then folded to Erik Roussakis in the cutoff seat, and he reraised all in for 1.145 million. Action folded back to Albrinck and he quickly made the call with the . Roussakis was at risk with the .
On the flop, Albrinck's queens stayed in front as the fell. The turn was the and paired the board, which left Roussakis needing an ace on the river.
The finished off the board on fifth street, and that was the final blow to Roussakis as he was the first place eliminated at the final table.
Although Roussakis couldn't outdo his third-place run from last year, he did add another $39,168 to his bank account.