Antonio Esfandiari raised to 400,000 from the button, Chris Moore three-bet to 1,050,000 from the small blind, and Esfandiari tanked for about two minutes before he folded.
The following hand, Esfandiari opened to 375,000 from the cutoff, and Rainer Kempe three-bet to 950,000 from the big blind. Esfandiari called, and the flop came down .
Kempe bet 450,000, Esfandiari raised to 1,700,000, Kempe reraised all in, and Esfandiari called all in for about 3,500,000.
The turn was the , giving Esfandiari a few outs to chop. However, the river was the , and Esfandiari was eliminated in 11th place.