In a match that played host to a debuting Matt Sydal, Lance Archer has earned himself a future AEW World Heavyweight Championship match.
Casino Battle Royale Match
Trent, Christopher Daniels, Jake Hager, The Blade and Rey Fenix start the match off with the heels out numbering and picking apart Daniels and Trent. Trent is nearly eliminated with under thirty seconds left in the first group before the timer goes off and Kaz, Chuck Taylor and Will Hobbs come in. Santana and Ortiz come out last in the group and take out Chuck at ringside with a baton. Brian Cage, Pentagon, Billy Gunn and Sean come in before Lance, Butcher, Eddie Kingston, Ricky Starks and Darby Allin come in. Matt Sydal comes in last, making his AEW debut with the joker card before Santana and Ortiz are eliminated. Kaz is eliminated before Brian gets several eliminations in quick succession before Brian puts Darby Allin into a body bag with thumb tacks before eliminating Allin. Matt eliminates Sean before Hobbs hits him with a spine buster onto tacks and gets ran over by Lance. Brian and Lance exchange strikes until Brian hits a head scissors Lance eliminates him and Hobbs when they're exchanging forearms on the apron. We reach the final four before Sydal takes out Butcher and Lance hits Matt with the Black Out. Eddie eliminates Matt before Butcher and Blade come back and try to help Eddie while Jake keeps Eddie at bay with his snake. Lance then last eliminates Eddie to win the battle royal and a future world title shot.
Winner: Lance Archer wins the battle royal by being the last man standing in the ring.