Mikko Turtiainen is the stone bubble at APPT Cebu. Out of position to Sungsik Bae, Turtiainen checked a connected flop, . Bae bet 9,500, putting the decision back to the short-stacked Turtiainen. He carefully cut down the 57,000 that remained in his stack, pondered the board for a few moments, and then pushed all of his chips into the middle. Bae seemed pained by the check-raise. He tanked for several minutes, finally opting to call the all in and put Turtiainen at risk.
Turtiainen: , a pair of queens
Bae: , a pair of sixes and a straight draw
Bae was behind, needing a 6 or an 8 to take the lead. He got the 8 when the turn came , drawing a roar from the crowd. When the river repeated , the entire room was happy to be in the money — except for Turtiainen, who walks away with nothing.