Dan Matsuzuki Eliminated in 2nd Place ($120,374)
Level 40 : 600,000-1,200,000, 1,200,000 ante
Aris Moschonas limped the button; Dan Matsuzuki potted from the big blind and took down the pot, keeping his stack afloat with over 13 big blinds. He then raised pot himself from the button (3,600,000), this time picking up Moschonas as a caller.
On the flop, Moschonas checked, Matsuzuki bet 7,000,000 and was swiftly three-bet to 12,500,000; it was all-in and called in under two seconds.
Moschonas: for a flopped set of fours.
The turn, dealt to a rousing drumroll courtesy of Moschonas' friends hammering the rail, was the . Matsuzuki's friends were equally impassioned in their call for a six, but the river was the , ending last year's $10,000 Stud bracelet winner's hope of another piece of WSOP jewellery.