Immediately after his last double up, short-stacked Mikal Blomlie was once again all in before the flop. Joel Micka flatted the necessary 115,000 from the button and the blinds released.
The board fell and Blomlie's pair of tens were able to secure him another double up. After this hand he held roughly 315,000.
The next hand he was all in before the flop once more, this time holding . Micka called him yet again and showed . The two were off to the races.
The flop brought and Micka jumped out into a tremendous lead. Blomlie was suddenly in need of a trey to stay alive in the tournament. The turn was the and the river the and Blomlie was officially our 10th place finisher.
With the elimination of Blomlie, the field has now reached its unofficial final table of nine. The players are combining on the main stage and we will have a full seating draw complete with chip counts momentarily.