Alex Bilokur Eliminated in 2nd Place (€295,451)
Alex Bilokur raised to 80,000 on the button and Laurent Polito reraised to 230,000 from the big blind. With a stack of about 1.25 million to start the hand, Bilokur moved all in. Polito's eyes lit up when he heard those sweat words from Bilokur and he quickly called.
The flop came down and Polito's queens stood strong. The was placed out on the turn, which meant Bilokur needed a nine and a nine only on the river to stay alive.
The river card completed the board with the and Bilokur was officially eliminated — the queens for Polito had done it. Due to the deal struck earlier when heads-up play began, Bilokur took home €295,451, which was actually the larger prize of the two.