In the first hand after the two-table redraw, David Balkin raised to 425,000 from middle position and was called by Michael Esposito. The flop saw Balkin bet 625,000, Esposito call, and the appear on the turn.
This time Balkin checked, and Esposito fired out 925,000. Balkin responded by moving all in and Esposito snap-called.
Balkin no doubt thought he had the best hand, but Esposito had nailed the flop and was a huge favorite; in fact, Balkin needed the case ace to stay alive. The dealer burned one last time and put out the , putting an end to the Australian's deep run in 18th place.