Alan Cutler has first action on a flop of . He bet 4,500, prompting Kyle Burnside to raise to 14,500. Cutler called and then checked the turn. Burnside, with only 12,300 left in his stack, quickly put it in. Cutler called with , a pair of queens and a low draw. Burnside tabled , a pair of eights and the same low draw. The that hit the river gave each player two pair, but Cutler's queens and treys were best. He dragged the whole pot to send Burnside to the rail achingly close to the money.