Ryan Beckwith, a well-respected player from the Wisconsin poker scene, got his stack of 32,800 all in from the cutoff holding the and was up against Andrew McNamee, who held the in the big blind. Beckwith got it in good and was a favorite to double, especially when the flop failed to deliver McNamee any help.
Much to Beckwith's dismay, the dealer burned and turned the to give McNamee the lead with a pair of aces. Beckwith needed the case queen to stay alive, but it wasn't meant to be as the useless peeled off on the river.
"We got it in good," Beckwith said solemnly before making his way to the payout desk in 139th place.
Meanwhile, World Series of Poker Circuit regular Brett Schwertley has also been eliminated from the tournament.