Joël Giguère was now the shortest stack, and went all-in from the small blind with . Karl Sahyouni was quick to call, having found . But nothing is ever easy:
Giguère took $6,730 for his 5th place, a very respectable performance. Well done!
With this elimination, the remaining players were now free to discuss a deal, Giguère being the only finalist opposed to it. The top four prizes have been rearranged to reduce much of the variance. Here are the new amounts: