Mark McGarity got it all in from the big blind for about 265,000 with , and needed to improve to stay alive against the of Buck Bucceri in the small blind.
The flop came , and McGarity flopped a pair of tens with an open-ended straight draw.
The turn card was the , giving Bucceri a pair of aces, but McGarity picked up some outs with a flush draw.
The river card was the , and Bucceri won the pot with his pair of aces to eliminate McGarity in third place.
Mark McGarity – Eliminated in 3rd Place ($8,175)
Here are the approximate chip counts for the start of heads-up play, followed by the final table payouts:
Buck Bucceri – 2,800,000 (70 bb)
Amir Baron – 1,950,000 (49 bb)
1st: $18,435 + LHPO trophy
3rd: Mark McGarity – $8,175
4th: Jeff Sauer – $4,970
5th: Padraig Burns – $3,840
6th: Peter Shapiro – $3,180
7th: Andrzej Rogowski – $2,710
8th: George Hortelano – $2,315
9th: Deonarine Itwaru – $1,865