John "Hamburger!" Thrower raised to 200,000 from the cutoff and was called by Jason Koon in the big blind. The flop brought and Koon went for the check-raise from 157,500 to 493,500. Thrower moved all in for 1,679,420 total and Koon made the call.
John "Hamburger!" Thrower:
Koon's top pair was in dire shape and things got worse on the turn, as he now needed one of the two remaining eights in the deck. Sure enough, however, the appeared on the river and Thrower was eliminated in 11th place for $126,773.