Salvatore Sollecito completed the small blind to 200,000, and Daniel Le checked his option in the big blind.
The flop came , Sollecito moved all in for about 1.5 million, and Le quickly called with for trip nines.
Sollecito said, “I’m drawing dead,” and he turned over for two pair, nines and deuces. (Strictly speaking, he wasn’t drawing dead, but he needed to catch both of the last two deuces in the deck — nearly a 1,000-to-1 shot — to stay alive.)
The turn card was the , the river card was the , and Le won the pot with his trip nines to eliminate Sollecito in fourth place.
Daniel Le – 5,250,000 (26 bb)
Salvatore Sollecito – Eliminated in 4th Place ($9,660)
With three players remaining, the average chip stack is about 6,250,000 (31 big blinds), and the next player to bust will receive $14,377.