Brian Brubaker raised it up in early position, and Ismael Bojang put out three bets, leaving just 1,500 behind. It folded to Konstantin Puchkov in the big blind, and he looked down at his cards, tanked for about 45 seconds, then put out chips for the call. Brubaker raised, Bojang committed the rest of his chips, and Puchkov called, leaving himself just 1,000 behind.
Both Brubaker and Puchkov drew one while Bojang drew two. The last of Puchkov's chips got in the middle, and Brubaker stood pat, while Puchkov drew one and Bojang two. Both of these players drew one on the final draw, while Brubaker once again patted. Here were the hands.
Puchkov would need a deuce and a deuce only, but he drew a , confirming his bust out. Bojang was drawing much more live, but he too drew paint, a , giving Brubaker, who himself was one of the shorter stacks left, a double knockout, boosting his stack to 115,000.