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Hand #21: Scotty Nguyen Eliminated in 6th Place ($285,985)
Level 27: 80,000-160,000, 15,000 ante
Scotty Nguyen moves all in from middle position for 390,000, Shannon Shorr calls from the cutoff, and Christian Harder calls from the small blind. They check the dry sidepot to the river on a board of AK2A7, Shorr checks, Harder bets 600,000, and Shorr folds.
Nguyen shows A-4 for trip aces, but Harder shows A-9 to win the pot with trip aces, nine kicker.
The crowd cheers as Scotty Nguyen is eliminated in sixth place, earning $285,985.
Pot Size - 1,260,000
Seat 1 - Elky Grospellier - 4,120,000
Seat 2 - Scotty Nguyen - Out in 6th Place ($285,985)
Seat 3 - Shannon Shorr - 4,780,000
Seat 4 - Yevgeniy Timoshenko - 14,615,000
Seat 5 - Christian Harder - 7,995,000
Seat 6 - Ran Azor - 2,320,000
With Scotty Nguyen's elimination, Bertrand "Elky" Grospellier clinches at least a tie with John Phan in the Season VII WPT Player of the Year race.
05:06 PM, 04/25/09