Yannick Cardot opened to 120,000 from middle position with , Marcelo Simoes three-bet to 300,000 on the button with , and Cardot just called.
The flop landed and Cardot check-called against a bet of 240,000.
The fell on the turn and Cardot checked again. Simoes moved all-in, and Cardot called for his 975,000 chips.
Cardot needed to fade a jack or a king to secure the double, but the spiked the river as the Brazilian rail, which included recent France Poker Series Main Event winner Lucas Scafini, went wild with shouts of "Vamo!" upon the sight of the unlikely river.
Meanwhile, Cardot had his aces cracked and made his exit in 8th place for €89,770 following the deep run.