Hand #93: Oleksii Khoroshenin picked up in the small blind and limped in for 24,000. Ramin Hajiyev bumped it to 85,000 in the big blind with . Khoroshenin considered his options, then settled on a call.
The flop was , keeping Khoroshenin in the lead. Both players quickly checked. The on the turn changed things dramatically, turning Hajiyev into a 86% favorite to win the hand.
Khoroshenin bet out 105,000 with his pair of threes. Hajiyev decided to raise with his turned top pair top kicker, making it 280,000 to go. After several minutes of thinking, Khoroshenin moved all in for 808,000 and Hajiyev snap-called!
Khoroshenin needed a three or five to survive, but the river was neither of them. After the stacks were counted, it was confirmed Hajiyev had slightly more than Khoroshenin, ending the Ukrainian's run in 3rd place (€217,400).
The heads-up players will take a ten-minute break, then play until a winner is decided. The winner will receive €465,800, the runner-up takes home €334,400.