Neil Willerson had the button. He completed Vladimir Mefodichev checked. The flop came and Mefodichev checked. Willerson bet 300,000 and Mefodichev raised to 800,000.
Willerson announced that he was all in and Mefodichev called for his tournament life.
Both players had flush draws but Mefodichev was ahead with his king-high. The turn was the , pairing Willerson, however, and he jumped into the lead. Mefodichev needed a king or a spade on the river to clinch a double up. The did not help him and he was forced to settle for a second place finish and a payday of $456,217.