Richard Ashby raised in the hijack, Jason McPherson called in the big blind and the flop came . McPherson check-raised Ashby, who called, and the turn was the . McPherson bet, Ashby called and the river was the . Both players checked.
McPherson showed , but Ashby scooped the pot with , leaving McPherson with just 40,000 chips.
McPherson was able to triple up not long after, but he was unable to run it up any more than that. On his final hand he raised all in in the cutoff. Brock Parker made the call.
The board rolled out and McPherson was eliminated.