Mike McDonald Eliminated in 2nd Place (AU$1,500,000)
Level 23 : 60,000-120,000, 10,000 ante
Yevgeniy Timoshenko had the button to start what would be the final hand of the tournament, and he opened with a raise to 240,000. Mike Donald reraised with a tall stack of green T25,000 chips for what looked to be 600,000 total or so. Timoshenko then moved all in, and McDonald quickly called.
Timoshenko showed the , and McDonald had the .
The flop came down , and Timoshenko's hand stayed in front. The on the turn added an interesting sweat to the hand by giving McDonald a straight draw, but the on the river wasn't what he was looking for.
With that, Timoshenko won the hand and the tournament, while McDonald was eliminated in second place for a payday of AU$1,500,000.