Paul Mannoni and David Chiu exchanged a series of raises both pre-flop and on the flop that would ultimately lead to Mannoni being all in. The flop was and Mannoni held . Chiu had , however, and Mannoni would need help to not be eliminated. The turn was the and the river was the and the Day 1 chip leader Mannoni was eliminated in 15th place for $9,330.
Chiu, in the meantime, has worked himself from a short stack to an above average stack and the five time bracelet winner is putting himself in position to go after number six.