Alex Grocott limped in from the small blind and Paul Hoefer checked his option. The flop came and Hoefer checked. Grocott bet 50,000 and Hoefer made the call. The turn card was the and Hoefer checked again. Grocott fired another bet, this time 100,000 and Hoefer called.
The river card was the and again Hoefer checked. Grocott moved all-in for his last 371,000 and Hoefer made the call. Grocott stood up, and sheepishly opened his , knowing he was likely beat. Hoefer opened for trip Kings and sent Alex Grocott to the rail in 2nd place.