Jonathan Duhamel opened with a raise from the button and Daniel Negreanu and Richard Ashby called from the small and big blinds respectively. The flop saw Negreanu lead out for 9,000, Ashby folded, and Duhamel called to see a turn.
Negreanu bet again, this time 24,000, and his fellow Canadian came along to see a completed the board on the river. Negreanu slowed down with a check, but called off when Duhamel shoved.
Negreanu showed for a rivered set, but it was no good as Duhamel had made a straight with .
Negreanu came close to some precious WSOP POY points, but not close enough. He immediately jumped into Event #6 AU$1,650 8-Game Dealer's Choice, which is taking place across the room.