On the turn of a board with about 2,500,000 in the pot, Jose Ruiz bet 1,000,000 from the small blind, Manuel Amaro Alvarez raised all in for about 4,500,000 from the big blind, and Ruiz called all in for a little less.
Ruiz: (pair of fives, double gutter)
Alvarez: (five-high straight)
The river was the , giving both players a seven-high straight to chop the pot.
Shortly thereafter, on the turn of an board, Ruiz was all in from the button for about 3,200,000 with against Alvarez’s in the big blind. The river was the and Ruiz doubled up.
Finally, Ruiz limped from under the gun, Alvarez raised all in for 2,400,000 from the button, and Ruiz called.
The board ran out , giving Ruiz sevens and fives to eliminate Alavarez in fifth place.
Jose Ruiz – 11,000,000 (22 bb)
Manuel Amaro Alvarez – Eliminated in 5th Place ($15,585)