Daniel Gates was the first to go, having nothing but a few chips left to work with. He committed them pre-flop, and was met by a call from Daniel Hsu, who gained a lot of chips in the hands leading to the final. After discarding, on a flop, Hsu showed the monster, and Gates reluctantly revealing the drawing-slim . The needed miracle did not come, and Gates finished 9th.
Moments later, Patrick Girard bit the dust. He had previously lost most of his chips when sitting on the big blind with kings, Yannick Labattaglia shoved into him from the small blind with aces. Ouch. His last few chips went away with against , when the ace paired on the turn.
They both cash $100 as per the player agreement.