After more than two levels of hand-for-hand play, the bubble has finally burst in the 6-Max Bounty. When the field was down to 18, several players suggested making a deal to pay the bubble, however, the proposition was rejected. This situation gave way to a very long bubble that saw short stacks get doubled up on four separate occasions.
The players finally made the money when Ara Asatoorian sent Roger Stacey packing. Stacey moved all-in from middle position with and Asatoorian made the call from his big blind with . The board, , was safe for Stacey, but the on the turn gave Asatoorian the lead, and the river made it official. The bubble had burst and Asatoorian collected yet another bounty.