Justin Liberto raised to 45,000 and was called by Marco Johnson in the cutoff. On a flop of , Liberto continued for 40,000 to earn a call and then bet the turn for 170,000. Johnson moved all-in and Liberto called without asking for the stack size.
Both players had trips nines and Johnson had an additional flush draw to go with it. However, Liberto was the one that filled up with the river to eliminate Johnson in 12th place for $9,719.