Aces don't seem to be the winning hand on this final table. All players who have departed so far fell while holding the bullets in their hands. That also applied to the most recent casualty, Mark Zullo.
Zullo was in the third position and he raised pot, leaving himself only 13,000 behind. Igor Sharaskin called from the big blind and put his opponent at risk when the appeared in the middle of the table. Zullo had no option but call.
Zullo had flopped the top set but he needed to fade another club to stay ahead. The dealer was against that, though as he revealed the on the turn, completing Sharaskin's flush draw. Zullo now hoped for the board pairing, but the was a blank shot.
Mark Zullo walked away in the last hand before the break, taking $16,986 for eighth place. The remaining players are guaranteed at least $22,456.