Samer Al-Shurieki has finished in 15th place; his stack is now in the possession of Alex Barlow, who climbed to the top of the chip counts.
Robert Deppe opened to 26,000 on the button, Al-Shurieki three-bet from the small blind and Barlow shoved from the big blind. Deppe folded but Al-Shurieki called.
Al-Shurieki's tournament life hung in the balance as the dealer spread the flop. Barlow's friends on the rails pleaded with the dealer for an ace to help their friend out but the landed on the turn instead. Shouts for an ace were joined by chants for a king on the river as the latter would gift Barlow a straight. The Poker Gods answered the rail's prayers and the landed, sending Al-Shurieki to the rail.