Hand #174 - Chad Brown has the button, he raises to 250,000, and Seidel calls. Seidel draws two cards, and Brown draws one. Seidel bets 250,000, Brown moves all in for 600,000, and Seidel calls. Brown shows 9-7-5-3-2, but Seidel wins the hand -- and the bracelet -- with 8-7-6-5-3.
Chad Brown is eliminated in second place, earning $324,777.
Erik Seidel wins Event #54 ($5,000 No-Limit 2-7 Draw Lowball w/Rebuys), earning $538,835, a Corum watch, and his *eighth* WSOP bracelet.
Erik Seidel is just the fifth person in history to reach the milestone.
Hand #169 - Erik Seidel has the button, he raises to 200,000, Brown reraises to 500,000, Seidel moves all in for 1,175,000, and Brown calls. Brown takes one card, and Seidel stands pat, and says, "If you can beat a jack, take it." Brown checks his cards, and says he didn't make it. Seidel shows J-10-7-4-2, and Brown mucks. Seidel wins the pot to double into the chip lead.