During a round of Stud-8, Matthew Smith got it all in on third street for about 42,000 against Barry Levy.
Barry Levy: ()
Matthew Smith: ()
Levy had the lead with a split pair of queens against Smith’s ace high, and Smith needed to improve to stay alive.
Barry Levy: () () (two pair, queens and nines)
Matthew Smith: () () (pair of tens)
Neither player made a qualifying low, and Levy won the pot with his two pair to eliminate Smith in third place.
Matthew Smith – Eliminated in 3rd Place ($3,805)
As heads-up play got underway, these were the official chip counts for the final two players:
Charles Odenz – 606,000 (15 BB)
Barry Levy – 403,000 (10 BB)