Matt Matros and Gabriel Nassif were heads up with the board reading . Matros check-called a bet, and the dealer delivered the on the turn. Matros check-called another bet, and the river was a third heart; the . Matros check-called one more bet, Nassif rolled over for a flush, and Matros mucked.
The 2010 bracelet winner was down to his las 4,000 chips, just enough for him to pay his small blind the next hand. Matt Schreiber raised from under the gun, the action folded around, and the hands were opened up.
Matros was ahead, but not for long. The board ran , eliminating him from the tournament in 12th place.
With Matros' exit, we are guaranteed to have a first-time bracelet winner in Event #19.