Mike Sexton appeared to bring it in for the full 8,000 only to have Michael Mizrachi raise to 16,000. Sexton made a hesitant call and then check-called a bet on the turn. On fifth street, Mizrachi took the lead and led out, putting the pressure on Sexton and his stack of 23,500. The latter thought for a minute before committing himself, which Mizrachi called.
Mizrachi: / /
Sexton: / /
Sexton held a pair of sevens and needed help to overcome Mizrachi's jacks. Unfortunately for him, neither sixth nor seventh delivered salvation and he was eliminated in 15th place. Combined with his runner-up finish last year, Sexton has proven he is truly one of the best at Seven Card Stud Hi-Low 8-or-Better.