Russell Thomas had the button. Greg Merson opened to 1 million from under the gun, and again, Michael Esposito moved all in - this time for 10.7 million. The action folded back to Merson, who immediately called.
The fans in the Penn & Teller Theater rose to their feet as the flop fell . No help to Esposito.
The on the turn gave Esposito an ace-high flush draw, and his fans eagerly yelled for a fourth spade on the river.
The river was black, but the was no help to the native New Yorker, and he was eliminated in seventh place.
Chants of "Gre-gy! Gre-gy! Gre-gy!" filled the room as Esposito left the table, and Merson is now the chip leader.