Webber Kang raised to 160,000 and received one caller in Greg Merson. The latter proceeded to call a bet of 175,000 on the flop, leading to the turn. Again Webber led out, this time fore 425,000, but Merson chose to push back with a raise to 1.075 million. Webber proceeded to move all in for 3.43 million and Merson made the call.
Merson was ahead with top two pair, but Kang was drawing live to the nut flush. The crowd around the ESPN Main Stage was on its feet as the dealer burned and put out the . Some in the audience mistakenly thought the card helped Kang, but it did not.
The stacks were close, but when counted down it was verified that Kang had been eliminated.