Hand #196: Adrian Attenborough raised it up to 6,000,000 on the button and Michael Duek three-bet to 23,000,000 in the small blind. The call by Attenborough followed and the duo headed to the flop. Both players opted to check and that led to the on the turn.
Duek now made it 17,000,000 to go and Attenborough came along to see the on the river.
More than two minutes passed in which Duek carefully counted his remaining stack before he bet 52,000,000 with just 5,000,000 behind. Attenborough moved all-in and Duek muttered an expletive. He sigh-called all-in with the for the top pair, while his opponent revealed for the nuts.
Attenborough then turned around to his rail and fistbumped as the Aussies started celebrating.
Duek's run has ended in third place and he collects $4,000,000 for his efforts. The heads-up between Attenborough and Espen Jorstad will commence shortly with the latter holding a slight chip lead.
"This was quite the experience," Duek told Jeff Platt afterwards. "Definitely a lot more amazing than I thought could ever been. Just being here I'm happy and grateful for the outcome.
"I'm really thankful [my family] were able to make it out here and support me. And I get to share this experience with them."