JC Tran limped into the pot for 50,000 on the button, but his hand went into the muck rather quickly after Jason Mo moved all in for about 600,000 effective.
Mo open-shoved from the button, and once again Tran was forced to fold without seeing a flop.
Tran folded his button and Mo received a walk in the big blind.
Mo open-shoved for about 500,000 effective, and with just 10 big blinds with which to muster a comeback, Tran made the call while tabling . He was in great shape against Mo's , but the latter's live cards connected on the flop to put him two cards away from the finals. The turn came to leave Tran with just six outs in the deck, but the was not one of them.
Ever the professional, Tran stood to shake Mo's hand and offer a "good game," before making his way to the payout desk for a six-figure score in his first foray into the WSOP minefield.