The Main Event is a long rollercoaster filled with the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. Griffin Benger can attest to that, as he has just been eliminated in brutal fashion.
When we got to the table, all the chips were already in the middle. Benger commited the rest of his 350,000 stack with , and was up against the of Bryan Vanrijsbergen. Benger hit the flop, which came down . He was well out in front, but that all changed when the hit the turn. Benger walked away from the table, hands on his head, as he knew his main event was done. The meaningless river was the , and Benger headed to the rail.
After he left, another player said that he folded the . Yup, that's your classic one outer elimination. Vanrijsbergen is up to 1.55 million after that hand.