Chuck Jacoby moved all in under the gun for 35,000, David Shmuel called from the small blind, and Claudangelo Beaudouin called from the big blind.
Shmuel and Beaudouin checked all the way down on a board of , and all three players turned over their cards.
David Shmuel: (king-high flush)
Claudangelo Beaudouin: (ten-high flush)
Chuck Jacoby: (jack-high straight)
Nobody had a qualifying low, so Shmuel won the entire pot with his king-high flush to eliminate Jacoby in sixth place.
Beaudouin said, “This is why I hate checking down. I flopped a straight and had blockers, but let you get there.”
David Shmuel – 435,000 (17 bb)
Claudangelo Beaudouin – 205,000 (8 bb)
Chuck Jacoby – Eliminated in 6th Place ($1,496)
With five players remaining, the average chip stack is about 210,000 (8 big blinds), and the next player to be eliminated will receive $1,870.