Two consecutive hands saw Sukhpaul Dhaliwal's stack disappear, and with it, his chance at a historic million dollar payday.
First, Dhaliwal raised to 58,000 from middle position, receiving calls in two spots from Upsheka Desilva and Robert Mcveigh. The flop of prompted Dhaliwal to fire a bet of 95,000, which folded Desilva. Mcveigh flopped top pair with his , however, and he elected to reraise to 225,000, a bet which Dhaliwal called.
When the turned, Mcveigh shoved for 493,000 and Dhaliwal made the call with his . His overpair to the board had been cracked by two pair, and the on the river changed nothing.
Theron Eichenberger finished Dhaliwal off one hand later, when his bested the short-stack's .
Dhaliwal earned $40,931 for making it this far, but with so few players between himself and a million bucks, he will likely be thinking about that nine on the turn deep into the night.