Hand #256: Don Nguyen raised to 300,000 out of the small blind, John Hennigan defended his big blind, and the flop fell . Nguyen bet out, and Hennigan called all in for 345,000.
Hennigan's trip nines held as the turn and river came , respectively, and he doubled.
Hand #257: Hennigan limped in from the small blind, Matthew Ashton raised to 300,000, and Hennigan re-raised the pot (900,000). Ashton called, and Hennigan moved all in before the flop fell . Ashton called.
Ashton had flopped two pair and a flush draw, and Hennigan was unable to catch up as the board finished , . Hennigan is out in third place, earning $686,568.