On the infamous table 24 just now, Vsevolod Malamud had shoved UTG for 640,000, and the table folded around to Grant Ellis in the small blind. He thought about it for a minute and then took the plunge, calling. Flipping over his , his heart must have dropped when he saw Vsevolod’s .
But it was not his time to go! The dealer did his thing, and before Grant had time to mourn his loss the board showed , saving his tournament life.
Note: While this post was being written we lost another two valiant competitors.
William Blais finished in 14th, earning himself $1,070, and Mitcheal Ferguson left us earlier than he would have wanted to as well, bagging a 13th place finish worth $1,070.