Max Kruse Eliminated in 3rd Place ($36,494)
Nivel 19 : 4,000-8,000, 2,000 ante
Hand #42: In the first hand back from the break, Max Kruse moved all in from the small blind and Joseph Cheong made a quick call from the big. Kruse drew one and Cheong stood pat with .
Kruse showed that he was drawing very live with , but he squeezed out his last card to see paint. It was a , which meant the German striker wouldn't be capturing this championship title. Instead he has to settle for third place and $36,494 in prize money.