RG NKC Main Event (Day 2): Matt Donaldson eliminated in 3rd place ($21,011)

Level 27 (40000/80000/10000)
Entrants: 423
Players remaining: 2
Average chips: 4,230,000

Matt Donaldson (pictured), left short-stacked by an earlier hand, has moved all in three times without finding a caller. The fourth time, he did.

Donaldson open-shoves on the button and Charles Aron calls from the big blind.

Matt Donaldson - Q♠J♦
Charles Aron - A♠2♦

The board changes little, other than bringing backdoor draws for Donaldson, when it comes 8♥5♦4♦. The turn is the T♥, bringing a gutshot straight draw to Donaldson's pair draw. None of them arrive, however, with the 6♥ on the river.

Donaldson exits in 3rd place for $21,011.

Charles Aron - 5,875,000
Matt Donaldson - Out

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