A player in middle position raised to 1,700, and Owen Crowe called from the button. The short-stacked player in the big blind then reraised all in, and when the original raiser bumped it up to 10,000, Crowe let go of his hand.
The short-stacked player showed and his opponent , and the aces held to lessen our field by one.
"I don't want to deal with him," said the winner, wagging a finger in Crowe's direction after the busted player left, a post-hand explanation of his reraise to isolate. Crowe nodded and smiled while the table eyed his stack, all silently noting that he alone at the table has the capability of knocking out all of the others.