Glyn Griffis folded his button and Brian Arbaugh moved all in from the small blind for 495,000. After confirming the count, Juan Rodriguez slammed in a call. Fist full of chips slam.
Abraugh was ahead for the double but Rodriguez jumped out front on the flop. The board finished turn and river to send Arbaugh out while setting up the heads-up match for the title.
Juan Rodriguez – 2,250,000 (38 bb)
Brian Arbaugh – Eliminated in 3rd place ($14,450)