Hand #66: David Benyamine raised to 80,000 in the cutoff, Don Nguyen called in the small blind, and George Danzer called in the big blind. The flop fell , Nguyen led out for 150,000, and Danzer raised to 425,000. Benyamine folded. Nguyen re-raised to 800,000, Danzer pushed back, making it 1.2 million to go, and Nguyen responded by making it 1.6 million. Danzer moved all in for 2.25 million, and Nguyen snap-called.
Both players held trips, but Danzer kicker had him ahead. The on the turn changed nothing, and Danzer was one card away from a massive double up until the spiked on the river.
The German rail let out a collective exhale of disappointment as their friend was eliminated in fifth place. Danzer will receive $388,523 for his efforts.
The remaining four players are now on a 20-minute break. Full counts will be posted shortly.