Daniel Negreanu Eliminated in 2nd Place ($156,674); Paul Volpe Wins!
Hand #205: Volpe moved all in from the button for about 245,000 effective.
"I have four good ones," said Negreanu with a chuckle. He waited a moment. "I'll call."
Both players took one card and their hands were turned on their backs.
Volpe rolled his card over immediately, showing a and making his jack-ten. Negreanu squeezed his card while supporters all over the ESPN stage shouted for low cards.
"Two!" boomed one railbird.
"Four!" yelled another, prompting a double-take from Negreanu.
"No, not a four!" replied Negreanu with a laugh. The crowd burst into laughter as well and Negreanu went back to squeezing out his card.
"It's paint," he said, flinging a on the table. Negreanu was eliminated from play as the runner-up and Volpe was awarded his first WSOP gold bracelet!