Oleksii Khoroshenin Eliminated in 3rd Place ($629,460)
Level 29 : 60,000-120,000, 20,000 ante
Oleksii Khoroshenin raised to 250,000 from the button and it folded to Joe Kuether in the big blind. Kuether three-bet all in for 2.21 million and Khoroshenin called for his own tournament life of about 1.78 million.
Khoroshenin was in a dominating position and looked poised to double heading to the community cards. The flop came down , however, giving Kuether a lot of hope with an open-ended straight draw. The on the turn did nothing to help Kuether, but he drilled the winning straight on the river with the . A distraught Khoroshenin took a quick leave from the tournament area while Kuether stacked his new chips.
Khoroshenin and Garibli are currently discussing a deal.