Hand #51: Brian Rast had the button, and Sam Trickett opened to 1.2 million from under the gun. Rast called, and Antonio Esfandiari called from the big blind. The flop fell , Esfandiari checked, and Trickett fired 1.8 million. Rast called, Esfandiari folded, and the turn brought the . Trickett tanked, then led out for 3.8 million. Rast called.
The completed the board, and Trickett tanked before moving all in for effectively 8.275 million. Rast snapped it off, tabling for a flopped flush, but Trickett turned over for quad threes!
In a stunning turn of events, Rast was eliminated in sixth place, earning him $1,621,333. Trickett is now our chip leader with 51 million chips.