Hand #145: RJ Sullivan raised to 160,000 and Brett Shaffer called. The flop came and Shaffer led out for 175,000. Sullivan let go of his hand and Shaffer won the pot.
Hand #146: Shaffer raised to 190,000 and Sullivan called. The dealer spread out for a flop and Sullivan checked. Shaffer checked as well and the turn came down as . Sullivan slid out a bet of 175,000 and Shaffer spent a minute deciding to raise to 400,000. Sullivan made the call and we went to the river of . Sullivan checked and Shaffer announced a bet of 800,000. Sullivan made the call. Shaffer showed for a straight and Sullivan mucked his hand.
Hand #147: Sullivan raised to 180,000 from the button and Shaffer pushed all in. Sullivan made the call.
Sullivan got it in with a bit of an advantage, but his lead melted on the flop of . His rail started calling for a three, but he didn't find any help on the turn or river of . Shaffer won the hand with trip twos and Sullivan was eliminated from the tournament in second place. He will collect $258,695 for his runner-up finish.