Jorryt van Hoof opened the pot for 55,000 and Leonid Markin called from the small blind.
They saw a heads-up flop of and Markin decided to lead for 60,000. Van Hoof pondered for a short while before splashing out a chunk of red T25000 chips for a big raise. Markin announced all in and van Hoof called instantly.
Van Hoof had flopped top set but he was in for a nasty surprise as Markin tabled the straight. The turn card and river couldn’t pair the board for the November Niner and his chips were pushed to Markin who hit the 3,000,000 mark.