John Almanzar (North Bergen, NJ)
Blinds 8k/16k/2k ante
On a flop of 7 9 6, John Almanzar open shoves 100k and chip leader Sean Hu calls.
Hu: 9 10 (pair of 9s)
Almanzar: K 8 (OE straight draw)
Almanzar misses the turn and river and finishes in 10th place for $1,551; Hu extends his chip lead to 1.5 million.