With around 17,000 in the pot and a board reading , David Chiu checked and allowed John Caridad to bet pot. Chiu, who only had a stack of 13,400, tanked for a minute, toying with his chips. Eventually he wrapped both hands around his pile and pushed it forward.
Caridad had flopped Broadway and was out in front; however, Chiu could still take the pot if the board paired on the river. As the dealer burned, Chiu rose from his chair and prepared to meet his fate . . . the . Chiu was eliminated from the tournament while Caridad chipped up to about 47,000.