Hand #26: From the cutoff, Xixiang Luo came in raising to 90,000. One seat over, Peter Ockenden made a three-bet to 250,000. Big blind Elie Saad folded but Luo wasn't done with the hand and put in a four-bet to 655,000.
Ockenden shoved all in and Luo called. The Chinese was at risk and he was behind when the cards were tabled.
The flop was and didn't provide much help for Luo. The turn was the and gave Luo some hope. However, the river wasn't another king. When the hit the felt, Luo was eliminated from this EPT Malta Main Event.
He scores a €41,590 payday for his eighth place in this tournament. With Luo's bust out, final table play will continue until one more player busts. The remaining six will come back tomorrow to play down to a winner.