An unknown player in Seat 2 had the bring-in with the and was met with a completion by Al "Sugar Bear" Barbieri, who was fresh off a third-place finish in Event 13: $1,500 Limit Hold'em for $84,388. A player in Seat 7, who was showing the , made the call as did the bring-in and it was three-way action to the turn.
Barbieri proceeded to bet, which both his opponents called, and then he fired again on fifth street. Seat 2 got out of the way while Seat 7 called and then raised when Barbieri bet sixth. The raise was enough to cover the short-stacked Sugar Bear, and he committed his stack.
Barbieri: (2c} / /
Seat 7: / /
Seat 2: (x-x) / fold
Seat 7 had a low but needed help if he was going to take the high. Unfortunately for Barbieri, the on seventh gave his opponent a pair and the scoop. "Good game guys," Barbieri said. The Sugar Bear was no doubt looking to improve on his second-place finish in this very event back in 2010, but those dreams have been dashed as he became one of the day's early eliminations.