A few hands before the elimination, Victor Ramdin had taken a good chunk off Kevin Hobbs’ stack in a blind battle. Ramdin raised from the small blind with , and Hobbs called with . Hobbs check-raised with a bottom pair, and Ramdin snap-called with an open-ended. He hit it on the turn, and as soon as Hobbs bet, he raised him all-in. Hobbs folded and was left with a little over 7M.
Shortly after, Ramdin raised to 1.3M, and Hobbs pushed his stack forward. He was called, and did not survive.
Hobbs walked away, but not before cashing $120,000. Victor Hobbs and David Eldridge are starting a even heads-up match with about 60 big blinds each.