Monday, January 29, 2018 6:53 PM Local Time
Jim Naifeh Eliminated in 4th Place ($63,115)
Scott Stewart raises to 260,000 from the small blind and Jim Naifeh (pictured) calls in the big blind. The flop comes and Stewart checks. Naifeh bets 300,000 and Stewart raises to 700,000. Naifeh take a few a few seconds and the moves all in for around 2,150,000. Stewart has Naifeh covered. Stewart stands up, leans over the table, looking at the flop and then Naifeh.
"I call," says Stewart and he turns over and throws his hand to the center of the table. Naifeh flips . Stewart is in the lead with his nines, but Naifeh has a straight flush draw.
The turn is the and river brings the . Stewart improves to a straight and wins the pot. Naifeh is eliminated from the tournament.
All three players remaining are now guaranteed at least $85,055. For Stewart, that means he has eclipsed the $1 million career WSOP earnings mark with this cash.
Scott Stewart - 5,200,000 (52bb)
Jim Naifeh - Eliminated