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Ben Smith Eliminated In 8th Place ($14,343)

[user249964] • Level 27: 12,000-24,000, 4,000 ante
Ben Smith - 8th Place

Ben Smith went all in over the top of Hinkle's raise of 48,000 for a total of 274,000. Hinkle made the call and the cards were turned over:

Smith: {10-Hearts}{10-Spades}
Hinkle: {k-Hearts}{q-Hearts}

It was a coin flip for Smith, but after the {k-Spades}{9-Hearts}{j-Diamonds} came on the flop his tournament life depended on a queen coming. No help would come on the turn as the {4-Spades} hit the board, nor on the river {7-Diamonds}. Smith departs in eighth place taking home $14,343.

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