Hand #163: Pavel Plesuv limped in on the button with , Rickie Silcock opted to check his big blind with .
The flop came , Silcock check-called the 10,000,000 bet of Plesuv.
The turn brought them the and they both checked even though Silcock had hit trip fours.
The river completed the board with the . Silcock bet 35,000,000 and Plesuv considered his options and then decided to shove as he had hit a straight on the river. Silcock thought about it for a while and then decided to call with the shorter stack.
When the cards were tabled, Silcock saw he was eliminated in 3rd place. His rail applauded loudly for his achievements and he made his way to the payout desk to collect his €400,000 cash. He will be happy enough to take the biggest career cash of his life home with him.
Plesuv and Viktor Blom are now heads-up and will take a quick break while the table is being set up for the heads-up, blinds will decrease to 30 minutes after this level.