Manny Tarich completed the small blind to 12,000, Viktor Kovachev raised from the big blind to 65,000, and Tarich asked for a rough count of Kovachev’s stack before reraising to 162,000. Kovachev four-bet all in for about 350,000, and Tarich called with .
Kovachev turned over , and needed his hand to hold to stay alive.
The board came , and Tarich paired his king on the flop to win the pot and eliminate Kovachev in third place.
Viktor Kovachev – Eliminated in 3rd Place ($12,401)
Manny Tarich – 1,368,000 (114 bb)
Jason Nablo – 812,000 (68 bb)