Koutoupas opened to 200,000 from the button with and Eugene Katchalov made it 500,000 to go from the big blind with . Katchalov started the hand with 3,605,000 and would soon have to risk all those 36 big blinds as Koutoupas shoved all in. Katchalov didn't have to think twice and called.
The flop was a blow for Katchalov. Koutoupas had his hands on his head, he couldn't believe it. He didn't want to celebrate too early, but everyone already knew this wasn't going to go wrong anymore for him. The on the turn made some people hold their breaths, but the was a blank and Koutoupas' hands went from on his head to in the air.
Eugene Katchalov shook hands with the winner, still smiling and soon enough nipping on champagne with his Greek compadre.