Kyle Julius Eliminated in 14th Place (€40,320)
The drama continues with huge elimination hands. Phil Hellmuth has once again regained the chip lead.
On a flop, Phil Hellmuth led out for 45,000 and his lone opponent Kyle Julius chose to flat call.
Fourth street brought the and Hellmuth quickly moved 110,000 into the middle.
Julius reached into his stack and put out a raise to 225,000.
"This is such a sick hand for me," lamented Hellmuth. "Alright, I call,"
The dealer pounded the table and rolled off the on the river. Hellmuth quickly checked and Julius announced that he was all in for his last 298,000. Hellmuth stood up from the table and stared at the board, talking the hand out to himself under his breath.
After about ninety seconds, Hellmuth counted out enough chips to call and pushed them forward.
"You're good," said Julius.
"YES!" yelled Hellmuth as he clapped his hands and jumped up from the table, showing for two pair. Julius mucked his hand but tournament staff forced it to be tabled - .
"Great play, kid," said Hellmuth with a sincere tone to Julius. "Seriously. I almost laid that down. Remind me to buy you a bottle of Dom. One bottle."
Julius will take home €40,320 in tournament winnings while Hellmuth is now the chip leader with about 2.5 million in chips.