Daniel Negreanu Eliminated in 2nd Place (€263,800)
From the button, Team PokerStars Pro Daniel Negreanu opened with a raise to 160,000. Thomas Muhlocker reraised out of the big blind to 405,000, and that prompted Negreanu to look down and count out how many chips he had. With right around 2.5 million, Negreanu reraised all in. Muhlocker snapped, and it was another all-in situation between the two.
Muhlocker had the , which once again had Negreanu dominated. The five-time World Series of Poker gold bracelet winner held the .
The flop came down , and Negreanu went from rooting for a queen to rooting for a jack to make a Broadway straight. Muhlocker's friends rooted for anything but the help Negreanu needed.
The turn was the , and that didn't change a thing. "Well that card was absolutely no good," said Negreanu. "Jack or it's dinner time," he finished.
The river completed the board with the , and that finished things off. Negreanu had missed, and it was a second-place result for him worth €263,800. With this result, it is estimated that Negreanu will earn a little more than 140 points for the Global Poker Index Player of the Year. The leader coming into this event was Paul Volpe with 814.81 points, and Negreanu sat in sixth place with 731.18. According to the GPI, Negreanu will now jump to over 870 points and take over first place by a solid margin.
On the other hand, Muhlocker was all smiles as his rail congratulated him. For the victory, Muhlocker earned €390,700, the trophy, and a watch from luxury Swiss brand SLYDE, the official watch sponsor for Season 10 Main Events and High Rollers of the European Poker Tour.