Matthew Ashton raised to 175,000 on the button and was called by Dan Cates in the small blind.
The flop came and Cates checked. Ashton then bet the size of the pot (450,000), which represented a bit under half his remaining stack.
Cates then check-raised to put Ashton all in and the Brit called to risk his tournament life.
Both players had got it in with top pair, with Ashton holding the better kicker. However the , gave Cates a second pair, and the on the river couldn't save the 2013 PPC champion, solidifying Cates' chip lead as the unofficial final table was reached.