Kimmo Kurko opened the action for 320,000 under the gun and action folded to a short-stacked Eduard Bhaggoe in the cutoff. He committed his last 2.31 million, which inspired the button and blinds to both fold and Kurko to snap-call.
It was a classic flip, but not after the flop came down and Bhaggoe, who got up out of his seat with excitement, took a commanding lead with a set. Kurko needed to catch either running straight or flush cards to eliminate his opponent, and the turn made that a very real possibility. Bhaggoe's excitement subsided as he watched the dealer burn one last time and put out the river... the .
Bhaggoe's face dropped upon discovering Kurko made a winning flush. Eventually Bhaggoe composed himself, smiled and exited the stage to join his wife and mother on the rail.