Mike Watson lost a big hand to Mike Schiffman, when he could not produce a pair and Schiffman's was good on the board, and he was eliminated soon afterward.
Marco Johnson did the deed, after Watson got his last four bets in before the flop. Johnson held the , while Watson tabled the .
Johnson flopped an open-ender, and the turn gave him the nut straight. Watson stood to make his exit, and he earned $19,430 for his 8th place finish here today.