Hand #18: Pardo made it 40,000 to go and McConnon called, the flop came and McConnon checked. Pardo continued for 25,000 and McConnon called. The turn was the and McConnon checked, Pardo gave it some thought and bet 200,000. McConnon called and the appeared on the river. McConnon checked, facing a bet of 175,000 by Pardo.
McConnon then check-raised all in, and Pardo eventually called for 1,098,000 chips by tossing in a single chip. McConnon showed for the flush and Pardo mucked for a set of aces to bow out in the semifinals.