Joseph Bartholdi opened to 200,000 from the button and Mike Chiappetta three-bet to 575,000 from the big blind. Bartholdi called and the flop came .
Chiappetta bet 400,000 and Bartholdi called. The turn was , Chiappetta checked, and Bartholdi bet 700,000. Chiappetta check-raised all in for 5,225,000 and Bartholdi snap called.
Chiappetta flopped top pair but was drawing dead to the top two of Bartholdi for a surprise exit in third place.
Rasam Mohammadian and his eight big blinds celebrated with the rail.
Joseph Bartholdi – 20,075,000 (201 bb)
Mike Chiappetta – Eliminated in 3rd Place ($57,525)