Tom McCormick had only 40,000 left and he was dealt the . McCormick placed all his chips in front of him and Richard Monroe isolated with a raise. Nobody else joined and McCormick raced for his tournament life.
Tom McCormick: / /
Richard Monroe: / /
Monroe started with buried kings and improved to aces up on the way. McCormick couldn't make anything but queen-high and bowed out in fifth place.
"I'm now 0 for 15 on final tables for bracelets," he said before shaking hands with each of the remaining players.