On a flop of , Fricke checked, Gus Hansen bet $1 million, and Fricke check-raised all in. Hansen called instantly with and Fricke flipped over . The turn was , which gave Fricke more outs. The river was and Fricke's run was over.
Jimmy "Gobboboy" Fricke played amazing poker and held his own against some of the best players in the world. He busted out in second place winning $1 million. Gus Hansen won $1.5 million for first place.
"I was behind 3 to 1 when it was heads up so I felt that I could gamble a little. The next thing I knew I was ahead," mentioned Hansen in a post victory interview with Howard Lederer.
With Gus Hansen turned a straight on a board of and he checked his made hand. Jimmy Fricke checked behind. The turn was and Hansen bet out 1.1M. Fricke thought for two minutes and called. He did not show his hand and tossed it into the muck.