Mike Matusow came into today with high hopes, but in less then a level, those hopes have come crashing down. He lost a huge race about 20 minutes ago, and he was just eliminated. It started with Matusow on the button, and he raised it up to 35,000. Robert Muzzatti three bet all in, and when it got back to Matusow, he made the call. The cards were tabled, and Matusow was in a world of hurt.
The flop was a disaster for Matusow, coming . Matusow could only win with a running queen and jack for a straight, and to rub salt in the wound, Matusow hit a now useless on the turn. The river was the , and an understandably disappointed Matusow hit the rail. He will have to wait another day to grab his 4th bracelet.
The seven remaining players are now moving into the thunderdome, where we will have our unofficial final table.