Tuesday, November 1, 2016 9:53 PM Local Time
Hand #182 - Cliff Josephy Eliminated in 3rd Place ($3,453,035)
Cliff Josephy moves all in from the small blind for 18,700,000 and Gordon Vayo calls from the big blind. Josephy shows and needs help against Vayo's .
The flop is , giving both players a pair, but Vayo is in the lead with a pair of kings. Josephy needs to hit a queen or a three to stay alive.
The turn is the , which keeps Vayo in the lead and doesn't change Josephy's outs. Qui Nguyen's rail is cheering for a king to eliminate Josephy and leave Nguyen heads-up with Vayo.
The river is the and Josephy is eliminated in third place, leaving Vayo heads-up with Nguyen. Josephy takes home $3,453,035 for his efforts and he leaves the tournament area with his supporters chanting "Johnny Bax."
Vayo drags the pot and takes the chip lead into heads-up play.
Gordon Vayo - 200,300,000 (125 bb)
Cliff Josephy - Eliminated in 3rd Place ($3,453,035)