Sam Grafton was seen walking to the payout desk with a somewhat wry smile on his face. Still in good spirit, he explained what had happened.
From the hijack, Grafton opened . His opponent in the cutoff three-bet and Grafton called.
On , Grafton checked. His neighbor made a continuation bet of seventy percent pot and Grafton shoved with his open-ended and backdoor flush draw. The cutoff called with .
Neither the turn or river brought the much-needed help for Grafton and he exited in 31st place for $35,000 shortly thereafter.