Zach Gruneberg Eliminated in 3rd Place ($270,299)
Hand #117: Brandon Hall opened to 120,000 and won the pot.
Hand #118: Hall got a walk.
Hand #119: Salman Jaddi got a walk.
Hand #120: Hall opened to 120,000 and Zach Gruneberg called in the big blind. The flop was dealt and Gruneberg check-called a bet of 120,000 from Hall. The was delivered on the turn and both players checked to the fall on the river. Gruneberg bet 175,000 and Hall folded.
Hand #121: Hall got a walk.
Hand #122: Gruneberg opened to 125,000, Hall three bet to 330,000, Gruneberg four-bet shoved all in, and Hall snap-called.
Gruneberg was in terrible shape and his tournament life was on the line. The dealer rapped the table and fanned out a board. Hall's pocket queens were best and Gruneberg hit the rail.