Leo McClean has been nursing a short stack and recently pushed it in from the hijack with the . Georgios Karakousis called the 400,000 with the on the button, and both blinds folded.
McClean, who has a massive rail here at the feature table, needed some help to stay alive, and he found some on the flop. McLean, who is playing his first major live tournament and eliminated Phil Hellmuth on Day 2, paired his nine and flopped an open-ended straight draw. Neither the turn nor river provided Karakousis the ace he needed and McClean doubled through.