Aron Dermer opened with a raise from the hijack and action folded to Hanh Tran in the big blind, who called all in for around his last 43,000. Tran drew two and Dermer one on the first draw. On the second and third draws, Tran drew one and Dermer stood pat.
Hanh Tran: /
Tran was in need of a deuce and only a deuce to improve to a wheel and stay alive. Unfortunately for him, his run at back-to-back titles fell short as he turned over an eight and made an eighty-seven, not good enough to best Dermer's eighty-five.