With 16 players remaining on the Money Bubble, four players saw a flop of . Both blinds checked, and Lawrence Cowsar bet 5,000 from the cutoff. Igor Tretyakov raised from the button to 20,000, the small blind folded, and the big blind moved all in for 35,500.
Cowsar folded, and the two remaining players turned over their cards.
Igor Tretyakov: (king-high straight)
Big Blind: (king-high straight)
Both players had identical straights, but Tretyakov’s pair of tens gave him some runner-runner possibilities to a full house.
The turn card was the , giving Tretyakov a set of tens and he was now freerolling to win the pot if the river card paired the board.
The river card was — the .
Tretyakov rivered a full house, tens full of jacks, to win the pot and eliminate his opponent in 16th place on the Money Bubble.
Igor Tretyakov – 238,000 (119 bb)
The final 15 players are now in the money, guaranteed at least $505 each. They will combine to a final table when there are seven left, where they will be guaranteed at least $995 each, with $8,460 for the winner.