Scott Lychwick Eliminated in 9th Place ($31,187)
Hand #5: In the last hand before dinner, the action folded to Mario Prats on the button, and he asked both Lee Watkinson in the small blind and Scott Lychwick for their stack sizes before electing to fold.
Watkinson peeked at his cards and slid forward a stack of T25,000 chips for around 500,000 total. Lychwick moved all in for around that amount, and the cards were turned over.
There were gasps around the table by the players that had stuck around even before the flop fell . Watkinson hit two pair, while Lychwick was still alive with an open-ended straight draw. Neither the turn nor the river changed the outcome of the hand, and Lychwick was eliminated in ninth place for $31,187.
"I think I made the most stupid move in poker," Watkinson remarked while counting his chips and heading into dinner break.