Hand #40: From the cutoff, Mats Karlsson raised to 130,000 with and Peter Ockenden called with on the button.
The flop promised fireworks and Karlsson continued with 200,000. Ockenden raised to 550,000, Karlsson thought for the better part of a minute before moving all in. Ockenden removed his sunglasses, sighed, and called it off.
With 48% equity, Ockenden was racing for his tournament life in a 3 million chip pot.
The on the turn gave Karlsson a better top pair, and Ockenden needed an ace or nine on the river to stay alive. The river was neither, ending Ockenden's deep run in 5th place.
The PokerStars qualifier, who won his seat for the EPT Main Event for just €27, turned his small investment into €104,340, by far the biggest score of his poker career.