Jean-Noel Thorel Eliminated in 3rd Place ($339,480)
Hand 106: Jean-Noel Thorel moved in from the small blind with and big blind Byron Kaverman didn't have much of a headache with and called.
The flop of had something for both as Thorel paired up while Kaverman hit an open-ended.
The on the turn made Kaverman's hand and Thorel said his goodbyes as he had no chance of winning anymore.
"Salut!" he said, "Good luck!"
"It sure was a battle, it was fun," Kaverman said while shaking hands with the French entrepreneur.
The on the river completed the board and Thorel was heading for the payout. His third place prize netted him $339,480.
A small break now while the stage is prepared for the heads-up battle between Byron Kaverman and Steve O'Dwyer. They're guaranteed $531,860 at this point with $769,500 up top.