During a round of Omaha-8, Selim Oulmekki (button) and Jeffrey Cookson (big blind) put in about 60,000 each preflop.
The flop came , Cookson bet his last 6,000, and Oulmekki called.
Jeffrey Cookson: (pair of queens, no low draws)
Selim Oulmekki: (pair of deuces, 8-7 low)
Oulmekki was guaranteed at least half of the pot with a made low hand, and Cookson needed his pair of queens to hold up to stay alive.
The turn card was the , and the river card was the — Oulmekki rivered two pair to scoop the pot, eliminating Cookson in sixth place.
Selim Oulmekki – 450,000 (19 BB)
Jeffrey Cookson – Eliminated in 6th Place ($1,705)
With five players remaining, the average chip stack is about 252,000 (11 Big Bets), and the remaining players are all guaranteed to earn at least $2,245 each.