Daniel Negreanu has been nursing a short stack all day long, and it finally came to a head. He got the last of his chips into the middle preflop with , and that was not at all good news when Dan Smith came along with his bigger stack and his bigger ace. It was , and Negreanu needed help in a hurry.
And help came in a hurry. The appeared right in the window, and the board was looking good for Kid Poker on fourth street: .
Negreanu knew something fishy was up, though, and he was not at all surprised to see the land on the river to snatch his chips away on the final card. With a few giggles and warm wishes, Negreanu headed to the rail, and we're down to 14 players.
And two Dans.