With 750 in the pot and a flop of , Joe Hachem led out for 600 from the small blind only to have Micah Smith raise to 2,500 from the big, leaving himself just 800 behind. Rocco Palumbo folded from under the gun and Hachem splashed out a raise. Smith called off and the cards were turned up.
Hachem was ahead with two pair, but that wouldn't hold as the hit the turn followed by the river. Smith completed his flush draw for the double while Hachem took a small hit down to 11,000.