Luke Martin raised to 100k on the button, only for Declan Rice to move in for around 450k from the small blind. Big blind Peter Pihlstrom tanked up for some time but ultimately folded; Martin made the call and they were on their proverbial backs.
Martin: Ac 6d
Rice: well ahead with 9h 9c
Board: 2c 3c 8s 6c … Qc
Rice made a sound like a balloon deflating – the backdoor flush had brought his tournament run to an abrupt end. Martin, meanwhile, has finally achieved the chip count that the dealers erroneously reported him as having last night – he’s at around 3 million now.