Action folded to Steven Wolansky who raised from the small blind. Greg Mueller called out of the big blind and the flop brought . Wolansky led out and Mueller raised. Wolansky called to see a turn.
The hit the turn and Wolansky checked. Mueller led.
"Raise," instantly proclaimed Wolansky.
Mueller, who had less than one big bet behind, called it off.
"You hit the nine, didn't you?" said Mueller. Wolansky nodded and showed . A frustrated Mueller replied with for a pair of eights.
The finished off the board and Mueller, last year's runner-up, was eliminated in 3rd place. He will collect $89,673 in tournament winnings.