Marty Smyth has the button in Seat 8. He limps in, and Peter Jetten checks his option. The flop comes . Jetten checks it over to Smyth, who bets 160,000. Jetten makes the call.
When the turn falls , Jetten checks again. This time Smyth also checks to see a river of . Both players check. Smyth turns over his hand first, showing two pair, eights and deuces. That hand makes him a winner as Jetten mucks.
We were on a short break while Michael Mizrachi gave his bust-out interview to ESPN, some of the pink (T5,000) chips were colored up, and the prize money was moved to the TV table. Now that all of those tasks have been completed, cards are back in the air with 49:09 left on the clock in Level 27. Who will win - the Canadian or the Irishman? We'll know soon enough.
Peter Jetten has the button in Seat 3, and he raises to 225,000. The Grinder reaches for a stack of chips, and reraises the full pot, putting in 755,000 chips. Jetten moves all in, and Mizrachi snap calls, putting himself all in and in danger of being eliminated. With the betting complete, the cards are shown down:
The entire audience stands and begins to cheer, anxiously awaiting the results of this big showdown. Mizrachi is roughly a 2-to-1 underdog, and he needs to improve to stay alive. With the betting complete, the dealer runs the board:
Mizrachi caught himself a pair, but he failed to get over the hump, and he is eliminated in third place. For his efforts over the past three days, The Grinder will pocket $331,279. There will be no back-to-back bracelets for the Mizrachi family in the Pot-Limit Omaha World Championship.