From the hijack seat, Aaron Kaiser raised to 225,000. Dan Smith made the call from the button, and the flop came down . Kaiser bet 250,000, and Smith made the call.
The turn card was the , and Kaiser checked. Smith opted to check behind, and the river delivered the . Kaiser led with a bet of 450,000, and Smith put in a big enough raise to put him all in. Kaiser made the call for around 1.6 million total and tabled the for a set of aces. Smith had backed into Broadway with the , and his hand would be the best one.
Kaiser was eliminated in 36th place for $230,487, and Smith moved to over 10 million in chips.