After a flop of , Rene Herrera checked, Carlos Guerrero bet, Herrera raised, and Guerrero moved all in. Herrera called, and they turned over their cards.
Rene Herrera: (diamond flush)
Carlos Guerrero: (set of kings)
Even with a set of kings, Guerrero needed to improve to stay alive against Herrera’s flush.
The turn card was the , the river was the , and the flush held up for Herrera to win the high. Herrera also caught a runner-runner 7-6 low for good measure to scoop the pot, eliminating Guerrero in ninth place.
Rene Herrera – 150,000 (25 bb)
Carlos Guerrero – Eliminated in 9th Place ($970)
With eight players remaining, the average chip stack is about 153,000 (26 big blinds), and the next player to bust will receive $1,125.