Masa Kagawa, who began the day as chip leader, had been nursing a short stack in the last few levels. He managed to fight back a few times, but his bid at a comeback has come to an end.
It happened when he limped from the small blind and Andrew Robl checked his option from the big. Kagawa then moved all in for 338,000 on the , and Robl thought for a solid minute before making the call.
Both players had flopped a pair of tens, but Kagawa's kicker had him out in front. Robl could still take the lead with either a jack or nine, and one appeared when the dealer burned and turned the . Robl hit his straight and Kagawa was drawing to a chop, which didn't hit as the blanked on the river.