Event 3: Vitaly Kosenyuk – 3rd Place ($7,840)

$600 Deep Stack Big O (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 23:  15,000/30,000 with a 30,000 ante
Players Remaining:  2 of 145

Vitaly Kosenyuk
Vitaly Kosenyuk

Vitaly Kosenyuk limped for 30,000 on the button, David Shmuel did the same from the small blind, and Donald Maloney checked in the big blind.

The flop was 9s8c2h, and action was checked to Kosenyuk who bet the pot of 120,000. Both Shmuel and Maloney called.

The turn was the Qc, Shmuel potted for 480,000, and Maloney folded.

Kosenyuk:  7h6s5s4d3s
Shmuel:  JhTd9d5d4h

Shmuel was ahead with a queen-high straight and held through the 9c river to eliminate Kosenyuk in third place.

David Shmuel  –  2,070,000  (69 bb)
Donald Maloney  –  830,000  (28 bb)
Vitaly Kosenyuk  –  Eliminated in 3rd Place  ($7,840)