Jason Koon raised to 11,000 on the button, Mike Watson three-bet to 27,500, and Koon called. Watson led out for 23,500 on a flop of , Koon called, and the turn was the . Watson fired out another 37,500, Koon again called, and the completed the board.
Watson moved all in for around 72,000, and Koon snap-called. Watson showed for sevens full of aces, but it was no good against Koon's for aces full of threes.
Koon will advance to the round of eight, where he will have a slight chip advantage over No. 4 Dan Healey.