The first money place goes to Yasuhiro Waki, who went out with the same sort of hand which busted the bubble (and seems to be dispatching all the medium stacks with gusto while the shorties remain): . This hand started with a Chris Bjorin raise to 6k, called by Karl Mahrenholz and Jeff Madsen, before Waki made it clear he was committing by raising to 33k. The only one prepared to put him in now was Mahrenholz, who tabled .
The board: which if you look closely makes J-9 a straight. Waki accepted this with good grace, 'good-game'd' everyone and left to collect his winnings.