During a round of Stud-8, Hoyt Verner bet 12,000 on 4th street, Tom Walter called, and Shane Daniels called.
On 5th street, Verner bet 24,000, Walter raised all in for 32,000, and Daniels folded. Verner called, and they turned over their hole cards.
Hoyt Verner: () ()
Tom Walter: () ()
Shane Daniels: ()
Verner started with aces in the hole, and then his next five cards brought him a jack-high straight.
Meanwhile, Walter started with a 6-4-3, and picked up a 7-6 low draw on fifth street, but couldn’t find another low card.
Walter finished with nothing but king high, and Verner won the pot with his jack-high straight to eliminate Walter in eighth place.
Hoyt Verner – 230,000 (10 BB)
Shane Daniels – 180,000 (8 BB)
Tom Walter – Eliminated in 8th Place ($950)
With seven players remaining from a field of 81 entries, the average chip stack is around 139,000 (6 Big Bets). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $1,125 each.