Phil Hellmuth started the hand with the button. He folded and Minh Ly raised to 260,000 from the small blind. Brian Rast moved all in over the top and Ly folded.
Minh Ly had the button. He too folded the button and Brian Rast gave Phil Hellmuth a walk in the big blind.
Brian Rast had the button. He raised to 240,000 and won the pot.
Phil Hellmuth had the button. He raised to 280,000. Minh Ly was in the small blind and reraised all in for 1.925 million. Brian Rast folded in the big blind and then action was back on Hellmuth. He made the call after about a minute.
Ly held the and Hellmuth tabled the . The crowd rose to their feet and the flop was next.
The flop came down to give Hellmuth a pair of sixes. Ly picked up a gutshot straight draw. The turn was the , which added a pair of fives for Ly. The river completed the board with the and that was it. Ly was eliminated in third place for $665,763, leaving Hellmuth heads up with Rast.