Andras Koroknai raised from the cutoff, Sam Holden called out of the small blind, and the flop fell . Holden check-called a 145,000-chip bet, and the turn brought the . Holden checked, Koroknai fired 430,000, and Holden called.
The completed the board, and Holden checked again. Koroknai moved all in, and Holden folded.
A few hands later, Koroknai opened to 125,000 from middle position, and Sam Holden three-bet jammed for around 1.3 million from the cutoff seat. Koroknai called.
The dealer spread , which gave Koroknai a set and the lead. Holden couldn't find an eight on the turn () or the river (), and he was eliminated.
Holden, who finished ninth in the 2011 WSOP Main Event, will have to settle with $128,384 for 55th place.