In a blind verses blind battle, Siriwan Sukmekerd got it all in preflop with Haixia Zhang and was in a world of trouble when their hands were turned over.
The fives were unable to catch up to the aces on the board of , and once the dealer counted out their stacks, Sukmekerd was still alive but left with only 6,000 in chips — two big blinds.
Sitting in the small blind the next hand, there was nothing to do but get it in with Stacey Sullivan in the big blind, and once ahead she needed help.
The flop just about sealed the deal on its own, as it came down , giving Sullivan two pairs. The turn was the , allowing the tiniest glimmer of hope for trips. But the river was the and Sukmekerd was eliminated in 13th place for a prize of $7,322.