Andrew Flaherty had been short for quite some time, and he just pushed all in for his final 130,000 chips. The action was folded to Eric Buchman, and he called from the small blind. Table chip leader Elisabeth Hille gave it some thought, and called from the big blind.
The flop came down , and both players checked quickly.
On the turn the hit, and Buchman moved all in for 775,000 chips. Hille double checked her cards, and called rather quickly.
"Do you have a flush?" Buchman asked with a worried look on his face.
"No. Two pair," Hille said, and Buchman's look turned from disgust into disbelief.
"What do you have?" Buchman asked Flaherty who turned over . The former November Nine finalist showed , and both were trailing Hille's .
The river brought the , and both Buchman and Flaherty were eliminated. After finishing fourth in 2009, Buchman made another very impressive run, but his tournament ended on Day 6.