David Moreno raised from the button to 42,000, and Lewe Thiesen called from the big blind.
The flop came , Thiesen checked, Moreno bet 35,000, and Thiesen check-pot-raised to 207,000. Moreno three-bet all in, and Thiesen called all in for about 360,000.
David Moreno: (jack-high straight)
Lewe Thiesen: (pair of sevens, ace-high flush draw, gutshot straight draw)
The turn card was the , the river card was the , and Thiesen turned two pair, but improved no further. Moreno won the pot with his straight to eliminate Thiesen in third place. Moreno also collected the $500 bounty on Thiesen.
Lewe Thiesen – Eliminated in 3rd Place ($9,395)
Here are the approximate chip counts for the start of heads-up play:
David Moreno – 1,025,000 (85 bb)
Lewe Thiesen – 515,000 (43 bb)
And here is the full list of payouts:
3rd: Lewe Thiesen – $9,395
4th: Cuba Levenberry – $6,355
5th: Damjan Radanov – $4,815
6th: Kharlin Sued – $3,850
7th: Dylan Smith – $3,465
8th: Robert Michener – $3,080
9th: Russell Brooks – $2,695
10th: Steve Yagudaev – $2,310