Jack Sinclair raised to 3,000,000 from the small blind/button with . Rick van Bruggen called in the big blind with .
The flop came which gave both players middle pair. Van Bruggen checked to Sinclair who bet 2,500,000. Van Bruggen thought his pair was enough to move all in for 23,000,000 effective. Sinclair made the call.
Rick van Bruggen:
Sinclair had his opponent dominated with the better kicker. Van Bruggen was drawing to three outs and needed a jack to win the tournament. The turn came the and the river the which gave the Brit the double up.