Jyri Merivirta Eliminated in 17th Place ($9,953)
Level 19 : 5,000-10,000, 0 ante
Jyri Merivirta opened the action with a raise to 25,000. It was folded to Philip Sternheimer who made a pot-sized raise. This was enough to set Merivirta all in. He made the call and the two players revealed their hands:
The flop came giving both players a pair of deuces. The turn was the giving both two pair, aces and deuces, with Sternheimer's king kicker giving him the better two pair. The river paired that king kicker with the to give Sternheimer, aces and kings, good enough to knock out Merivirta in 17th place.