After Thomas Boivin was eliminated, Darren Elias (pictured) and Joe McKeehen opted to look at the ICM numbers based on their chip stacks. Elias had 4.87 million in chips to McKeehen’s 4.23 million. After looking at the numbers, the two decided on a deal that saw them both take $539,135 and flip for $11,855 and the trophy.
On the first hand, Elias had the and McKeehen had the . Elias was on the button and McKeehen in the big blind. The board ran out and McKeehen won the flip to double up.
With 700,000 left, the next hand saw Elias with the to McKeehen’s . The board ran out and McKeehen was awarded the trophy and the victory.