Hand No. 218 -
Stewart Scott has the button. He makes it 250,000. Peter Rho goes into the tank. After a minute, he announces reraise and moves all in for 2.175 million total. Scott double-fist-pump-snap calls with !
"Come on! One time!" Scott shouts.
Rho turns over , just about the worst hand he could have against pocket aces. The flop comes out -- it's no help to Rho. Scott is ecstatic. He shouts, "YEEEESSSS!" and pumps his fist through the air.
Rho needs runners or he's out. The turn is the . It's over!
Scott jumps in the air, shouts "YEEEEEEES!" and hugs Rho. The two men shake hands. Rho seems understandably disappointed, but second place in this tournament is nothing to sneeze at.
The dealer burns and turns the last card for posterity. It's the . Peter Rho is eliminated in second place, earning AU$1,000,000 for the privilege. And with that, the 2009 Aussie Millions Main Event comes to an end.