Earlier in the tournament, Damian Salas was involved in a hand against Lynne Ji at his table.
Salas opened and got two calls including Ji and Oliver Thomas. The flop was . Salas continued and Thomas in the hijack raised. Ji three-bet and earned two calls.
The turn was the putting three hearts on the board. It checked to Thomas who bet just under half pot. Salas raised and Thomas shoved all in. Salas called with for the nut flush against Thomas' .
The river was the , giving Oliver Thomas a full house and leaving Salas with crumbs.
A short while later, and just before the break, the action was picked up on the river with a board that read . Salas was all in for just 2,000 from the big blind. There was side action between a player in early position and Peter Gould on the button.
There was about 16,000 in the pot by the river. The action was checked to Gould and he bet 9,400. The player in early position thought for a moment before releasing his hand.
Gould rivered the bottom end of the straight with his pocket fives to eliminate 2020 World Series of Poker Main Event winner Damian Salas.