Action folded to Michael Benvenuti in the cutoff and he opened to 3,500, which Marvin Rettenmaier called from the big blind. Both players proceeded to check the flop, and the was put out on the turn. Rettenmaier was first to act and led out for 3,800, Benvenuti called, and the hit the river.
Rettenmaier gave it a few moment's thought before moving all in, enough to put his opponent at risk. Benvenuti hit the tank for a solid three minutes before a clock was called. At this point, Benvenuti announced a call only to muck when Rettenmaier rolled over for trips. Benvenuti was eliminated on the hand in tenth place while Rettenmaier vaulted up to 158,000.