David Thurston limped in from the small blind and Ilya Dyment checked his option in the big blind.
The flop was , Thurston checked, Dyment bet 80,000, Thurston check-raised the pot, Dyment reraised all in for 640,000, and Thurston called with a slightly covering stack.
Dyment was ahead for the high with a set of queens, while Thurston had the nut low draw.
The turn and river completed the board, safe for Dyment to double into the chip lead.
Down to 50,000, Thurston busted shortly thereafter in third place.
Ilya Dyment – 1,360,000 (34 bb)
Long Nguyen – 470,000 (12 bb)
David Thurston – Eliminated in 3rd Place ($6,885)
1st: $18,065 + RRPO trophy