Andrew Lichtenberger had just been moved to Garry Gates's table, and within a few minutes, he was out. Lichtenberger started the action by raising to 13,000 from the cutoff. Gates made the call out of the big blind, and the flop came down . Gates check called a bet of 15,000 from Lichtenberger, and the hit the turn. Gates checked again, and Lichtenberger fired out 24,000, leaving himself about 80,000 behind. Gates tanked for a bit before check raising all in, putting Lichtenberger to a decision for all his chips. He called it off, and saw that he was drawing very slim.
It was the perfect flop for Gates, who flopped bottom set to Lichtenberger's top pair. Gates would only lose the hand if a four came on the river, but that didn't happen, as the came. After that hand, Gates is up to 427,500, and is in the top five chip counts with just 50 players left.