Chad Eveslage managed to get his stack in the middle before the flop, getting action from Allan Bieler. Eveslage was at risk for his last 431,000 with Bieler having him covered by just 60,000.
It was a classic race, and Eveslage took the lead after the dealer fanned the flop reading , giving him a pair of kings. The turn was the and the river was the . Eveslage locked up the double and Bieler was left with just a few big blinds.
In the very next hand, Bieler was all in from middle position and was called by Daniel Deveau in the small blind and James Hughes in the big blind. The two players on the side checked down a board reading and the hands were tabled. Hughes was ahead with for a pair of fours, Deveau showed for ace-high and Bieler tabled for king-high to be eliminated.