From under the gun, Oliver Gill raised to 7,500. Action then folded to Zane Ly on the button, and he reraised to 16,500. After the blinds folded, Gill quickly made the call.
"You still cover, right?" Gill asked Ly. Ly responded with a nod.
The flop came down , and Gill pushed a bunch of chips forward. He had bet more than the pot, but was only allowed to wager 37,500, because that was the size of the bet. Ly announced a call, and then Gill tabled his hand to reveal the . Ly didn't show his hand, and this is when Gary Benson immediately chimed in to inform Gill that he shouldn't be showing his hand because he couldn't bet more than the pot and Ly only said he was calling.
Benson asked if a penalty would be issued, as it is a World Series of Poker rule that a player is to receive a penalty if he or she exposes his or her hand with action pending — and that's what Gill did.
"The penalty will be assessed after the hand," said the tournament director, who was right there to witness everything play out. "Let's finish the hand first."
"Well, I've only got seven thousand left," said Gill. "I'm not folding any turns." Gill then stuck in his last 7,000 in the dark.
Ly had only called the 37,500 on the flop and opted to wait to see a turn card, which was the to pair the board. Ly tossed in the 7,000 to make the call and then showed his . Gill had the .
The river completed the board with the , and that was the end of the line for Gill.
"Just naked kings with a three-bet?" Gill questioned as he stood from the table staring at the board. "That's interesting."
With that, Gill finished in eighth place for AU$5,603, while Ly increased his stack to a chip leading 149,500.
Also of note is that Ly finished in sixth place in the first event of the series, the AU$1,100 No-Limit Hold'em Accumulator. There he took home AU$25,234, and this marks his second final table in three events for the 2014 WSOP Asia-Pacific.