In the last hand of the night, Joe Ebanks raised to 200,000 on the button and Chris Moorman called from the big blind. Both players checked through the flop and turn, leading to the on the river. Moorman checked, Ebanks bet 250,000, and the Brit laid his hand down.
The players are currently bagging and tagging their chips, which means will have official counts soon.
Ten levels of poker were not enough to finish Event #46: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em / Six Handed Championship here on Day 3, so we will return tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. PDT for one final day.
Joe Ebanks and Chris Moorman are currently heads up for the bracelet and $1,158,481. Here's how the stacks look:
We started this afternoon with 22 of the best short-handed poker players in the world, but as the hours passed, we lost great names like David Benefield, Chris Klodnicki, Greg Dyer, and the current 2011 World Series of Poker Player of the Year leader; Ben "Benba" Lamb.
Here's who finished where heading into the final table:
Early Day 3 Eliminations
We reached our official final table around 9:45 PDT, and it was stacked with young, talented players. We said goodbye to Mike Sowers, Taylor Paur, Tristan Wade and Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier in that order, leaving us with Moorman and Ebanks heads up for the cash and the bracelet.
Final Table Payouts
Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier
Join us tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. PDT when we resume heads-up play and finally crown a champion!